After graduating from the International Relations Department of Boğaziçi University in 1996, Ahmet Türkoğlu started his professional career as a Store Manager at “Office 1 Superstore” in the same year. Between 1999-2003, he worked as a Casio Office Products Sales Manager. Between 2003-2009, he worked as a Sales and Marketing Director at Çalık Holding. In 2010, Türkoğlu was appointed to Turkish Petroleum Distribution Company (TPPD) as Vice General Manager and until 2013, he governed a range of functions including marketing, investments, human resources and finance. Between 2013-2015, he worked as a CEO in Öztürk Group including companies like Opet, Regnum Hotels. Ahmet Turkoglu worked as a Member of the Board and General Manager of Turkish Energy Company (TEC) in 2016 and in February 2017, he also worked in Turkish Petroleum International Company (TPIC) as a General Manager and Chairman of the Board. Türkoğlu, appointed to Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) as a CEO in 20 June 2018. Currently, he is the Member of the Board of TEC. Speaking English at advanced level, he is married with four children.

Nezir Ay was born in Ardanuç, Artvin in 1953. In 1978, he graduated from Gazi University, Department of Electrical Engineering. He started his professional career as an Engineer at the Ministry of Industry and Technology in 1978. He was assigned in standardization of Industrial Products studies at Price, Quality and Standards Directorate and participated in audit tasks. He was appointed to TEK (Turkish Electricity Corporation) by transfer and started working as a shift engineer at National Load Dispatch Center. He was appointed as a chief shift engineer in 1987, assistant manager in 1992 and Operating Manager in 2001. In this period, he took place in SETSO (SUDEL + ETSO/European Transmission System Operators Network) Task Force as a member. Within the scope of these studies, he participated in cross border electricity trade, congestion management and market coupling studies between countries. In 2007, he was appointed as the Head of the Department of Electricity Market Services and Financial Settlement Department. He was retired from TEİAŞ Electricity Market Operations Department as of August 2015. He actualized various project of, preparing the TEİAŞ 2. SCADA system specifications, making the contract, establishing the system and accepting it, establishing the DGPYS system which is currently used in EPİAŞ, TEİAŞ OSOS installation, acceptance and acceptance of the MMS software has taken part in projects following World Bank transactions, procurement of the system, installation and acceptance of applications. In September 2015, he has been working as an Advisor to the CEO in the Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) in 2015 and is currently serving as the deputy Director of the Market Operations. Nezir Ay is fluent in English.He is married with 4 children.

Avni ÇEBİ, born in Trabzon – Sürmene in 1961, completed his primary, secondary and high school education at İstanbul - Küçükçekmece. In 1985, he graduated from Yıldız University, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering. He completed his Master's degree in Management and Organization in Istanbul University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Business Administration in 2001. After completing his undergraduate studies, he went to abroad to learn English and after 2 years he returned to Turkey and worked as a manager in the information sector. He founded his own business in 1992 and worked for 5 years at Orbim Bilgisayar. In 1997, he started to work in Istanbul Gas Distribution Industry and Trade Inc. (İGDAŞ) as Director of Electronic Systems. Later he worked as Information Systems Manager. During the mission, he actualized various projects of information and communication technologies including IP telephony, SCADA, the establishment of Call Center, Smart Meters, and the development of radio communication. After leaving İGDAŞ in 2012, he worked as a consultant and at executive level in the private sector for 5 years. He has pioneered organizing symposiums and panellas in various fields, ranging from urbanization to energetic mining, agriculture and food industry and technology, education and employment, and local governments, universities, public institutions and NGOs under the umbrella of Architects and Engineers Group (MMG). He published various articles and in the Architect and Engineer magazine. His interviews have been published in various journals and newspapers especially about urbanization. He also wrote a book called “Compassionate Cities” on the subject of urbanization. Avni Çebi, a member of the Architects and Engineers Group, served as the Secretary General of the 31st Term Management of the Istanbul Branch of the Chamber of Electrical Engineers (EMO). Between 2009 and 2013, he served as Chairman of the MMG for two terms. Çebi is fluent in English, and he can speak Spanish at the intermediate level. He is married with 3 children. Since March of 2017, he has been working as an Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST), while acting as Director of Strategy Development .

Mustafa Kayırıcı was born in Andırın, Kahramanmaraş in 1968. He completed his primary-secondary and high school in Osmaniye, Adana. He graduated from Istanbul Technical University as Mechanical Engineer in 1990. Following graduation, he started to work as a software engineer in Albaraka Turk data processing unit. From 1990 to 1994, he was active in Banking and Finance related application development projects within the same institution. He continued his career as an entrepreneur in 1994. He managed large-scale projects undertaken by a team of 150 people who developed solutions from software to hardware, from security to network infrastructure in the field of information technologies. Some of these large-scale projects are IGDAŞ Natural Gas Automation System, EDOS Electricity Distribution Automation System, Al Baraka Renovation of Turkish Banking and Finance Package and Millennium Yearly History Project, BİSARES IDO Ticket Sales and Reservation Project. From 2006 to 2009, he worked as a Cable TV Director at Turksat Satellite Communications and Cable TV Operations Company, affiliated to the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications. During this period, he managed the operation and management of the cable TV network of 21 provinces and planned and implemented investments for call centre, software and internet infrastructures. In 2010, he led the creation of a joint venture software company to develop municipal solutions for local administrations. For 6 years, he assumed the position of Chairman and CEO of that company. The Municipalities have received awards in the international competitions where they have participated with the products he and his team have developed. His contributions to municipalities of new generation products are MIS, GIS, CRM, Mobile and BI solutions. In addition to his professional business life, he has also taken responsibilities in non-governmental organisations. He is a founding member of the Mavera Education and Health Foundation Trustee and Information Innovation Association, as well as a member of the Architect and Engineers Group. He is fluent in English and is married with 3 children. Mustafa Kayırıcı serves as Deputy CEO of Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) since 07 July 2017.

Born in 1975 in Kocaeli-Gölcük, Mehmet Haluk Yılmaz graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Management in 1997. Mr. Yılmaz began his career as an  Asistant Auditor  at Internal Audit Board of Kuveyt Türk. He joined Çalık Holding in 2003 and worked as a Strategic Planning Manager, Sales and Marketing Group Manager and Brand Director respectively. He started to work as a consultant at Türk Telekom in 2011 and later served as a Strategy Risk Manager. Mehmet Haluk Yılmaz, who has experience in business, especially in auditing, risk management, strategic management, capital markets, branding , sales and marketing, has been appointed as the Director of Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) on 15 October 2018. Speaking English at advanced level, he is married with two children.