Korkut Öztürkmen

Korkut Öztürkmen, joined IC İçtaş Energy as the Energy Group President in May 2019. He is also a member of the board of directors at IC İçtaş Energy Group Companies.

Korkut Öztürkmen received a double degree in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering from Boğaziçi University after his high school education at Robert College.

Between 1996-2007, he took management roles in the Strategic Planning and Energy Groups of Koç Holding developing many strategic energy projects including privatization tenders of the period and greenfield projects covering generation, distribution and sales value chains of electricity, natural gas and oil sectors with international partnerships.

Meanwhile, he completed the Executive MBA program at Koç University in 2002.

Between 2007-2009; Korkut Öztürkmen led OMV’s energy market entry initiative in Turkey as the Country Manager. By contributing to OMV’s global and regional growth strategy, he assumed high-level responsibilities in Nabucco natural gas pipeline project, natural gas wholesale, natural gas storage, gas and renewable sources based power generation investments.

He led the implementation of OMV’s global asset-based electricity trading strategy, including the development and operation of the Samsun natural gas power plant project, which exceeded 600 million euros as the Board Member and General Manager of OMV Power Business Unit Turkey between 2009-2018.

In 2013, he completed the ‘Power2Lead’ senior leadership program at Ashridge Business School in the UK.

Korkut Öztürkmen has been working to support the development of the Turkish energy sector as well as the Vice Chairman of Turkish Power Generators Association.

Korkut Öztürkmen is married and has a daughter.