Risk Management Committee

Dr. Şadan Kaptanoğlu Dikici
Şadan Kaptanoğlu graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Literature, Department of Philosophy and studied at the London City College, Department of Maritime. She completed her postgraduate studies at City University Cass Business School in the fields of Maritime, Finance and Trade and received her doctorate degree from Montfort University.
Ms. Kaptanoğlu worked as the General Director of her family business H. İ. Kaptanoğlu Maritime Group until January 2014 and she is currently the Board of Directors’ Member of Kaptanoğlu Denizcilik Tic. A.Ş. Besides being a Board of Directors’ Member of IMEAK Chamber of Shipping, she also serves as a Board of Trustees’ Member at Piri Reis University.
Ms. Kaptanoğlu serves as the Board of Directors’ Chairman of Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association / TURMEPA as well as the Vice President of Intermepa. In 2017 she was elected as the President of Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) and she is the first woman appointed to this office. Ms. Kaptanoğlu is also the President of Turkish Committees of Lloyd’s Register Gözetim Ltd. Company and Rina Denizcilik ve Belgelendirme Ltd. Company. In 2008, Ms. Şadan Kaptanoğlu received the “Young Person of the Year” award in London SeaTrade Awards. She became a Member of the Board of Directors of Aygaz A.Ş. in 2018.
Dr. Bülent Bulgurlu

Dr. Bülent Bulgurlu graduated from Ankara Engineering and Architectural Faculty and he continued the doctoral program at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He began his career as a Construction Engineer at Elliot Strömme in Oslo in 1972. He joined Garanti İnşaat in 1977 as an engineer and worked as Planning and Construction Manager, Work Site Coordination and Construction Manager, Assistant General Manager and General Manager. He assumed the position of Executive Member at Garanti-Koza.


Starting from 1996, he worked at Koç Holding as the President of the Tourism and Services Group, President of the Tourism and Construction Group and President of the Consumer Durables and Construction Group. He served as the CEO of Koç Holding A.Ş. from May 2007 to April 2010. He is a member of the Board of Directors at Koç Holding since May 2007. He is also a member of TÜSİAD (Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association) and TURMEPA (The Turkish Marine and Environment Protection Association). Bülent Bulgurlu has been serving on the Aygaz Board of Directors since 2008.