Executive Director, South Eastern Europe, VISA
Berna Ulman joined Visa Europe in Turkey in 2000. She was appointed as General Manager for Turkey in 2003 and as Regional General Manager in 2008. She is currently the Executive Director of the South Eastern Europe Region including Turkey, Romania, Israel, Croatia, Greece, Cyprus, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Malta.
Berna Ulman started her career in 1987 in Tokai Bank, New York and worked as a management consultant in various companies in the USA until 1995. Ulman continued her career in Turkey at Koç Finans, serving initially as Vice President in charge of Systems Planning and then as Vice President in charge of Credit Cards.
Berna Ülman holds a BA in Business Administration from Bosphorus University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Tennessee. She has also completed the Extended Studies Programme on EU Relations at Bilgi University.
She serves as a Board Director in the Health & Education Foundation (SEV).