Hakan is a seasoned and successful leader with a track record of producing, presenting and managing the implementation of innovative business solutions. Highly motivated with a proven ability to develop people and commercialise all aspects of a business. Experienced in converting every opportunity into success and of driving profit and growth. Well networked within the Islamic community as well as the broader Australian community and highly successful in implementing business process improvements, defining company direction, achieving goals, change and optimising business procedures.
His 28-year business career has made him decisive and forward thinking, with a strong vision and strategic capability. He has the ability to network and liaise with clients at every level. He is experienced at operating within highly competitive markets. Hakan is motivational and credible with highly effective interpersonal skills, highly commercial and committed to quality and innovation. He is operationally strong, financially aware and commercially astute.
His primary responsibility as CEO includes providing strategic direction and developing synergies within the financial sector. Augmenting high level, executive monetary advice and promulgating fiscal analysis and aligned determinations.
Throughout the preceding decade, Hakan has gone from embryonic concept, establishing, constantly enhancing and then ameliorating Islamic investment portfolios well above market thresholds. Due to his business acumen and sagacity, Hakan is very well regarded as one of the premier leading Islamic investment experts within Australasia. Hakan is the Chairman of the Islamic Financial Services Council of Australia (IFSCA) where he plays an integral role in the growth of the council; representing the Muslim communities associated financial matters.
Additionally, Hakan is the Executive Chairman of Eternal asset management and senior portfolio manager of the Global Ethical fund.
Education & Training
- Executive Master of Business Administration (eMBA) (RMIT)
- Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) (RMIT)
- Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) (RMIT)
- Diploma of Financial Services (RMIT)
- Certified Islamic Finance Executive (Ethica)
- Diploma of Islamic Studies (IOU)