Bahadır KAYAN

BKI & BK-I, İstanbul & London, Founder

Born 1967 – İzmir / Turkey


- Business Administration Boshporus University 1989

- Business Administration (MBA / ABND Ph.D.) Wiener Wirtschaftsuniversistaet Vienna


- Strong background in international trade

- Degussa Country Manager for Ceramics, Porcelain, Glass and Metal Industries (German Chemicals Giant) 1996-2002

- Diverse execuitve roles in Kale Group including general manager for exports, chief sales officer, chief marketing officer for all brands including Turkey for               building materials, business development thru all channels including corporate sales via developers, architects etc...

- Founder @ BKI and BK-I in İstanbul and London 2017 onwards; consultancy in export marketing and foreign trade; specialization in building materials and    built-environment; property development

Diverse NGO executive roles

-Exporters’ Association for Glass, Cement and Ceramics VP, VP and President 2002-2018

-Turkish Ceramics Promotioanl Group President 2002-2017

-Turkish Exporters Assembly Executive Board Member 2017-2019

-Property Developers Association Board Member 2017-present

-Turkish Trade Center Board Member 2017-2018

Married, 2 children, speaks English and German

Austrian Citizen

Polycentric entreprenuer and nature-lover