Executive Board

Selva Eren

Board Member and General Manager

Selva Eren was born in Istanbul in 1975. She graduated from the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Economics at Istanbul University in 2000. She pursued her Master’s degree at San Diego State University from 2001 to 2003.

 

She began her career as an account auditor at American Express in the USA between 2003-2004. Continuing her career as an entrepreneur between 2004 and 2008, Selva Eren became the official distributor of Turkey’s leading ready-to-wear brands in four different states in the USA as part of the export promotion and support activities of the Undersecretary of Foreign Trade.


In 2009, she entered the insurance industry and specialized in reinsurance. Accordingly, she founded the Rönesans Reasürans ve Sigorta Brokerlik A.Ş. She contributed to the industry by providing reinsurance capacity from abroad to important construction projects and especially to many large-scale energy facilities in Turkey. She served as a Board Member of the International Competition and Technology Association from 2016 to 2018. In 2017, she became the co-founder and board member of the Clean Energy Agency.

 

Selva Eren was appointed as the General Manager of Türk Reasürans A.Ş. by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance on September 6, 2019 and still serves as the Board Member and the General Manager of Türk Reasürans A.Ş.

Erdal Turgut

Deputy General Manager - Finance, Treasury and Fund Management, Retrocession

Erdal Turgut was born in Istanbul in 1971. After graduating from the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at Anadolu University, he began his career at Anadolu Sigorta in 1998.

He served in the Department of Reinsurance Accounting within the Accounting and Financial Affairs Directorate until 2000 and transferred to the Reinsurance Directorate with his department within the scope of the process of corporate restructuring. After 15 years of work in the fields of the conclusion and operations of reinsurance agreements, domestic and foreign reinsurance acceptance and reinsurance accounting in particular, he was appointed as the Manager of the Department of Purchasing, Support, Construction and Real Estate.

After obtaining 21 years of experience in managing operations including the reconstruction of the Head Office and Regional Directorates and the centralization of purchasing processes at Anadolu Sigorta, Erdal Turgut became the Assistant General Manager in charge of the departments of Financial Reporting and Accounting, Reinsurance Accounting, Treasury and Fund Management, Retrocession and Purchasing and Contract Management at Türk Reasürans A.Ş. on September 6, 2019.

Çağrı Çulha

Deputy General Manager - Extraordinary Risks and Business Development

Çağrı Çulha was born in Istanbul in 1981. He received his bachelor’s degree from the Department of Business Administration in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at Dokuz Eylül University in 2005 and his Master’s degree from the Department of Maritime Business Administration in the Maritime Faculty in 2007.

Çağrı Çulha began his career as an executive in the Department of Risk Management at AON in 2006 and worked as a broker for HSBC Insurance Brokers and for SSL Insurance Brokers in the UK from 2009 to 2012. After receiving a degree in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute, Çağrı Çulha worked as an Assistant Manager for Willis Towers Watson from 2012 to 2017 and as a Department Manager for BMS Group from 2017 to 2019.

He became the Assistant General Manager in charge of Extraordinary Risks and Business Development at Türk Reasürans A.Ş. on September 6, 2019.

H. Erdem Karabostan

Deputy General Manager - Project and Technology Management, HR, Claims, Modeling

H. Erdem Karabostan was born in Balıkesir in 1981. In 2004, he received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Public Administration with a minor degree in Philosophy at Middle East Technical University.



Erdem Karabostan began his career as an Assistant Auditor at Anadolu Sigorta in 2006, was appointed as an Auditor in 2010, and was on the Board of Auditors as a team member and team leader. He became a project manager in 2011 and worked in the fields of financial reporting, accounting, risk-security-compliance and process management. In 2014, he was appointed as Assistant Manager. After performing executive duties in the fields of accounting, collection, and reinsurance solutions, he became the Head of the Project and Change Management Department in 2018 and Health Claim Manager in 2019.



He became the Deputy General Manager in charge of Project and Technology Management, Human Resources, Data Analytics and Modeling, Risk Valuation and Claims, Corporate Architecture, Budget and Performance at Türk Reasürans A.Ş. in September 2019.

 

 

Ebru Kır

Deputy General Manager - Local Treaty Acceptance and Facultative Reinsurance

Ebru Kır was born in Istanbul, in 1975. She graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics, Department of English Economics in 1997.

 

Ebru Kır began her career in Yapı Kredi Sigorta Finance Department in 1998. She has been a specialist in TEB Sigorta A.Ş (Zurich Sigorta A.Ş) Reinsurance and Foreign Relations Department in 2002 and Fiba Sigorta (Sompo in 2006). She was responsible for Reinsurance and Special Risks Department as an Assistant Manager (2009-2013) and Director (2013) at Halk Sigorta. Throughout her career she has worked in the fields of treaty reinsurance, facultative reinsurance and special risks.

 

She became the Deputy General Manager in charge of Local Treaty Acceptance and Facultative Reinsurance Departments at Türk Reasürans A.Ş. in June 2020.

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