|Adviser to CVC since 2011. Mr Paker started his professional career at Turk Henkel where he held various positions in the company, and served as the General Manager and President of the Board of Directors until 2004. Mr Paker currently holds positions on the boards of several civil society organisations such as the Open Society Foundation and Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (TÜSIAD). He also is a member of Sabanci University's Board of Trustees and continues to chair Turkish Henkel's Board of Directors. Mr Paker is a founding partner of Golden Horn Ventures in Istanbul. He is the Chair Person of the Board of the think tank TESEV (Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation) since 1997. He obtained his Master's Degree from Berlin Technical University and continued his education at Yildiz Technical University and Columbia University, where he received a PhD and MBA.