Adnan is a competition expert with approximately 20 years of experience.
He started his career as a public officer at the Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) and worked at the TCA for 9 years. He worked in the Technology Media and Telecom (TMT) division of the TCA and therefore gained extensive experience in the TCA practices and approach regarding the TMT sector. He moved to the incumbent GSM operator of Turkey, Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş., as Investigations Manager where he was responsible for management of the investigations carried out on the company by the regulatory bodies such as competition authority, telecommunications authority etc.
Then he was promoted to the Turkcell Group Senior Compliance Manager role in Turkcell A.S., where he became responsible for planning, designing and implementing the compliance program of the company.
He has started to work as an Of Counsel at BTS & Partners by the end of 2018 with the aim to combine his extensive TMT market practice with BTS’ strength in the sector. BTS & Partners will now be able to have a market oriented approach to the very trending antitrust matters, not only with a local or global sector know-how but also with a strong and multi-pronged anti-trust experience.
Adnan is also acting as a consultant to TOBB (The union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey) E-Commerce Council since early 2019. The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) is the highest legal entity in Turkey representing the private sector. E-commerce Council is the working party of TOBB representatives in the field of e-commerce aiming to coordinate regulatory issues with the governmental bodies.”