Speakers

Emre Karter


Treasury and Trade Solutions Head
Citibank



Emre Karter is responsible for Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solution businesses in the Middle East, North
Africa, Pakistan and Turkey, and is based out of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In this role, Emre is
responsible for driving Citi’s market-leading TTS business.

 

Emre has over 20 years of experience in Banking covering areas including Relationship
Management, Credit & Risk, Product, and Business Management. Prior to his current role, he was the
TTS Russia, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Cluster Head.

 

Emre’s previous experience includes; managing the transaction service business for Turkey + Central
Asia and Transcaucasia and TTS Sales & Coverage where he led origination and execution activities
with TTS products and the full spectrum of banking requirements for subsidiaries of Citi’s Global
Relationship Bank (GRB) clients in Turkey.

 

Emre joined Citi in Turkey in 1996 and held various positions in Corporate Bank as a Relationship
Banker while spending a year in Brussels coordinating the GRB franchise across CEEMEA. Emre is
also a Senior Business Risk Officer.

 

Emre is also co-Chair of the UAE Citi Women’s Network (CWN) since 2017. CWN facilitates policies
and mechanisms, which support the development of women in the UAE, and is integral part of Citi’s
overall Diversity and Inclusion agenda.

 

Before joining Citi, Emre worked at Coca-Cola in Turkey and Prudential Securities in the United States.
Emre holds a B.Sc. in Management from Bilkent University and a M.Sc. in International Business and
Finance from New Hampshire College.


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