Krea Invest Chairman
Hakan Kodal, since July 2006, is the Chairman of Krea Real Estate based in Istanbul, Turkey. Krea Real Estate specialises in residential and mixed-use real estate development and investment businesses.
Krea Management team has over 15 years of track record in the Turkish real estate industry with over USD 1,5 billion of development and investment carried out, including investments made by Bosphorus Real Estate Fund set in partnership with Merrill Lynch GPI.
Mr. Kodal is also the founder Chairman of leading real estate organisations in Turkey : Council of Shopping Centers - Turkey (AYD), the National Association of Turkish Real Estate Investment Companies (GYODER), Urban Land Institute (ULI) Turkey and Istanbul Shopping Fest organisation.
Between 1997 - 2006, Mr. Kodal was the General Manager of Yapı Kredi Koray Reit, listed on the Istanbul Stock Exchange. Before 1997, he worked at Garanti Investment Bank, Istanbul and at Coopers & Lybrand Corporate Finance in Paris. Mr. Kodal holds a Bsc. Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from Istanbul Technical University and Graduate degree in mahagement from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris.