Nuri Has was born in Istanbul in 1972.
He completed his primary education at İlhami Ahmet Örnekal Primary School in Istanbul and his secondary education at Private Kalamış High School. Mr. Has studied undergraduate and business administration at Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.) and The American University (Washington, D.C.) in the United States and received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Kadir Has University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences.
Nuri Has started his professional career at Has Otomotiv Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş. in 1994 and was appointed General Manager of this organization in 2003 and Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2007. As of 18.03.2023, he has been serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of this organization.
Nuri Has, who has been working at Kadir Has Foundation, founded in 1991, since 1996, was elected as a Member of the Board of Trustees in 1999 after serving as Assistant Foundation Manager and Foundation Manager, respectively. Nuri Has, who served as the President of Kadir Has Foundation between 01.07.2019-01.07.2023, has assumed the position of 1st Vice President of Kadir Has Foundation as of 01.07.2023.
In 2004, Mr. Has was elected as a Member of the Board of Trustees of Kadir Has University and in April 2007, he was elected as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Between 01.07.2019-01.07.2023, he served as the Chairman of Kadir Has Foundation and Vice Chairman of Kadir Has University Board of Trustees. As of 01.07.2023, Nuri Has has assumed the duty of Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Kadir Has University.
Mr. Has speaks English, is married and has two children.
Can Has was born in Istanbul in 1954.
In 1972, he graduated from FMV Private Işık High School. In 1973, he studied German at the Goethe Institut in Freiburg, Germany for eight months. He then graduated from Johannes Kepler Universitat, Linz, Austria. (14.01.1981)
In 1982, he served as Assistant General Manager at Has Otomotiv Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş., as Board Member at Otomarsan Otobüs ve Motorlu Araçlar Sanayi A.Ş., now Mercedes-Benz Türk A.Ş., between 1983 and 1986, and as Board Member at Karsan Otomotiv Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Peugeot) and Karsan Pazarlama A.Ş. between 1984 and 1991. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Has Otomotiv Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş.
Between 01.07.2019-01.07.2023, he served as the Chairman of Kadir Has University Board of Trustees and Vice Chairman of Kadir Has Foundation. Since 01.07.2023, he has been serving as the Chairman of Kadir Has Foundation and Vice Chairman of Kadir Has University Board of Trustees.
Mr. Has speaks English and German, is married and has three children.
Gün Han Basik was born in Istanbul.
He received his Secondary and High School Education at FMV Işık High School. He received his Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) at the Law Faculty of Istanbul University and his Master’s degree With Thesis in Business Administration (M.A.) at the Graduate School of Social Sciences of Istanbul University.
He worked at the İstanbul Turkey Branch Offices of HBU Holantse Bank Uni (later ABN AMRO/RBS) in the Department of Foreign Affairs (1979-80).
He completed his internship and has been admitted to Istanbul Bar Association (1983) (Istanbul Bar Association Reg. No. :12849 - Union of Turkish Bar Associations Reg. No: 15899). He served in various law offices. He has worked as a freelance lawyer since 1985.
He has given Business Law lectures as Instructor at the Department of Electronics Engineering in English, Faculty of Engineering, Istanbul University (1991-1998). He has given Business Law, Introduction to Law and Corporate Law lectures as Instructor at the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Işık University (1999-2006)
Between 1990-2016, he served as a Board Member of Feyziye Schools Foundation, the founder of FMV Işık Schools and FMV Işık University, for the twenty-six years without interruption. During this period, he served as General Secretary of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee Member of Feyziye Schools Foundation between 1990-1997. He also served as the General Manager of Feyziye Schools Foundation between 1991-1992.
He contributed in the foundation of FMV Işık University and was the Coordinator of the Şile Campus Project in the allocation and construction stages of the Şile Campus of FMV Işık University. Between 16.07.1996 and 01.09.1998 he served as the Member of the Founding Board of Trustees of Işık University, and between 01.08.2006-01.08.2010, he served as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Işık University. He is currently the Deputy Chairman of the Honorary Board of Feyziye Schools Foundation.
He served in Baker Tilly Güreli Consultants as Managing Partner (Legal) between 1998-2008.
Between 2008-2023, he served as the General Manager, Member of the Board of Directors and of the Trustees of Kadir Has Foundation, the founder of Kadir Has University. As of January 2024, he continues to be a Member of the Board of Directors and of the Trustees of Kadir Has Foundation. He is married with two children.
At TÜSEV Third Sector Foundation of Turkey, he served as a Member of the Board of Directors (1999-2002), Chairman of the Board of Auditors (2002-2016) and Member of the Board of Representatives (Board of Directors) (2016-2023).
He is a Member of the Board of Trustees of Tema Foundation, Fenerbahçe Sports Club, TMPK National Paralympic Committee of Turkey, IÜHFMD-Alumni Association of the Istanbul University Faculty of Law.
He served in FID Feyziyeliler Işıklılar Alumni Association Board of Directors between 1977-1992 for 15 consecutive years and was appointed as the Chairman of Board of Directors in 1977-1978, 1978-1979,1979-1980- 1989-1990, 1991-1992 periods.
Date of birth
Married with one children
B.A.- Ankara Economics and Commercial Sciences Academy-1969
Graduate Programme- Business Management Institute, İstanbul University-1970
Ministry of Public Works and Housing - 1964-1965
General Directorate of Road, Water and Electricity - 1966-1969
Executive positions at Türk Otomotiv Endüstrileri A.Ş. - 1972-1992
Accounting Manager, Has Otomotiv Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş. - 1992-2001
Financial Executive, Kadir Has University and Has Otomotiv Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş.- 2001-...
Dr. Levent Bıçakcı was born in Ankara in 1953. He attended the Istanbul Boys’ High School from 1965 to1972 where the language of education is German. He then attended Istanbul University and graduated from the Faculty of Law in 1976.
From 1976 to 1984 he worked as a teaching/research assistant in the Common Law department of the Faculty of Law, Istanbul University. During this period he spent a year in Germany on a DAAD scholarship where he carried out research towards his Ph.D. He received his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Law, Istanbul University in 1984.
He was a member of the FIBA Legal Commission from 1998-2006, a board member of the Turkish Basketball Federation in 1998-2002 and Head of the Turkish Football Federation in 2004-2005.
Currently, Dr Bıçakcı is the Director of the Bıçakcı Law Bureau, a member of the UEFA Arbitration Board, a member of the Kadir Has University Board of Trustees, a board member of the Turkish Football Federation, a board member of the Galatasaray Sports Club, a board member and member of the Board of Trustees of Turkish Football Foundation and a member of the board of Trustees of Istanbul Istanbul Boys’ High School.Dr. Levent Bıçakcı, who speaks English and German, is married and has a daughter.
Born on October 08, 1960, Mehmet Germirli lives in Istanbul with his wife and two daughters, and has been active in business since 1986.
Education1980 – 1983 University of Bridgeport, Connecticut; College of Arts and Humanities. Educated in General Studies
Professional Life2003 Member of the Board of Directors at Has Otomotiv A.Ş.
Personal DetailsBorn on 10.10.1942 in Hatay Province, Turkey
EducationPertevniyal High School, Istanbul, 1957-1960
Research and ProjectsGeologist, M.T.A. Institute, Ankara, 1966-1967
PrizesTÜBİTAK, Incentive prize (candidate on behalf of TBAG), 1979.
Board/Committee ResponsibilitiesInternational Geodesic and Geophysic Union National Committee Volcanology subgroup member, 1975-1977.
Other Professional ActivitiesTurkish Geological Society, technical committees’ sitting president, since 1974.
Mrs. Rezan Has, the wife of Mr. Kadir Has, one of the most important businessmen of Turkey and a great charitable donor, was born in Istanbul in 1927. She was born as the second child of Şehime Hanım, who is the daughter of Yagcizade Family in Kanlıca, Istanbul and Mr. Mehmet of Germirli Family, a well known family in Kayseri.
Rezan Germirli, lived most of her childhood both in Kanlıca, Istanbul and in Germir village, Kayseri. Rezan Germirli, the second child of five siblings, finished her elementary education in Kayseri. Then she went to Istanbul Kandilli Girl’s High School. She married to Kadir Has, the son of Nuri and Zekiye Has, in 1942.
Rezan and Kadir Has lived in Adana between 1942 -1960. Meanwhile Rezan Has supported her husband Kadir Has, who started to work at his young age, during his worklife. Has Family decided to move to Istanbul after 1960. Has Family announced their nephew Mete Has’ daughter Zekiye their foster child because they did not have any children.
Kadir Has started to do charity work following his father’s ideals after 1980. Rezan Has has always been a support to her husband in his charity work. Has Family built numerous education and health institutions in Istanbul and Kayseri during 1980’s for the Turkish people.
Kadir – Rezan Has couple continued their charity work by building Kadir Has Foundation in the following years. Meanwhile Kadir Has University, which was built in Istanbul, crowned the charity works of the family.
The following are the education and health institutions built for the greater good of Turkish nation and named after Mrs. Rezan Has by Has Family :
Human Resources and Communication Director,Novo Nordisk Turkey ( Feb.2012-Aug.2014)
Complete Human Resources responsibility of Novo Nordisk Turkey, managing department of 9 employees.
Marketing Director, Lundbeck Turkey (Mar.2009-August2011)
National Sales Manager, Pfizer Turkey (Nov.2007- Jan.2009)
Managed sales team of 78 reps and 8 District Managers, promoting respiratory and cardiovascular products; also acted as co-promotion partner with Boehringer – Ingelheim.
National Sales Manager, Pfizer Turkey (Dec.2006 - Nov.2007)
Managed key account sales team of 40 reps and 5 District Managers, working in 27 centers composed of academic & research hospitals. The team has promoted cardiovascular, pain and respiratory products of Pfizer.
Field Force Effectiveness Department Manager, Sales Division, Pfizer Turkey (Mar.2003 – Dec.2006)
Directed Field Force Effectiveness and Training functions. Department was staffed by fourteen employees and the position reported to Sales Director.
Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Division, Pfizer Turkey (1997 - 2003)
Took active role in the development of the HR vision and strategy together with the re-structuring of the human resources division. Led the processes of recruitment, performance management, career development, training and termination.
Training and Development Manager, Human Resources Division, Pfizer Turkey (1995 - 1997)
Founded and managed the training and development function
Accounts Receivable and Customer Credits Specialist, Finance Division, Pfizer Turkey (1991- 1995)
1991 – 1994 Graduate Degree : Bosphorous University / Economics
1981 – 1984 Undergraduate Degree : Bosphorous University / Economics
1980 – 1981 Freshman year : New York University / Economics
1972 – 1980 High School : Robert College, İstanbul
Member of the Board of Trustees of Kadir Has Foundation.
He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration at the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Anadolu University, Eskişehir and his Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance at the Social Sciences Institute of Anadolu University.
He is a Certified Public Accountant and the Member of the İstanbul Chamber of Certified Public Accountants (ISMMMO).
He worked; as a Financial Analyst at Eti Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. between 1986-1989, as Finance Executive at İzdaş Dış Ticaret A.Ş. at 1992, as Finance Executive at Has Otomotiv San. Ve Tic. A.Ş. between 1992-1995, as Assistant Manager of Finance and Administrative Affairs at Dedeman Otelcilik ve Turistik İşletmeler A.Ş., Dedeman Anadolu Turistik Yatırımlar ve İşletmeler A.Ş., Dedeman Gümbet İnşaat ve Turizm A.Ş. between 1995-2001, as Manager of Finance and Administrative Affairs at Dedeman Otelcilik ve Turistik Tesisler A.Ş. between Feb 2001- Nov 2007, Director of Finance and Administrative Affiars at City’s Shopping Center between Nov 2007- Jan 2008, being the Director at the last three years as Finance Manager at the Tourism Group of the Dedeman Group of Companies between Jan 2008- Nov 2014, Free lance Financial Consultant at the area of Hotel Management between Nov 2014- Nov 2015 and as CPA between Nov 2016- Dec 2017. He is currently working at Has Otomotiv Tic. ve San. A.Ş. and Kadir Has Foundation as Accounting Executive. He is the user of Windows, Excel, Sun Accounting Programmes , Logo, Gold, Luca. He speaks english at indermediate level. He is married and has one children.
Dr. Taner Arsan was born in 1968 in Erzincan.
He attended Kabataş High School in Istanbul, and then he graduated with Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering in 1990.
He received his Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree from Control and Computer Engineering Department of Istanbul Technical University in 1994.
He had been to University of Glasgow as a visiting scholar with the scholarship program of TUBITAK-BAYG between 1997 and 1998. He received his Philosophy of Doctoral (Ph.D.) degree from Control and Computer Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, in 1999.
He worked as Research and Teaching Assistant at Control and Computer Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, from 1991 to 2000.
He has been working as Assistant Professor at Computer Engineering Department of Kadir Has University since 2000.
He had been to Ecole Polytechnique Fédéral de Lausanne (EPFL) – Signal Processing Institute Switzerland as visiting professor in 2006.
He is currently working as Assistant Professor and Associate Dean at Faculty of Engineering and Natural Science at Kadir Has University.
Dr.Taner Arsan is married and has a son.
Bülent Ay was born in İstanbul in 1975.
He graduated from the Department of Economics of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of the Uludağ University.
He was the Accounting Officer at Carrefoursa A.Ş. between 1999-2005,
Accounting Specialist at Aygaz A.Ş. between 2005-2012,
Financial Affairs Manager at Kanyon Renewable Energy Production Trade A.Ş. between 2012-2013.
He served as the Head of Financial Affairs Department at TEMA Foundation between 2013-2023.
He has been serving as the General Manager at Kadir Has Foundation since January 2024.
He is a member of the İstanbul Chamber of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Advisors.
He is married and the father of a son.