Our Team


Ufuk graduated from the Maritime Academy of Istanbul Technical University and started his carreer as a deck officer on passenger vessels and chemical tankers. In 1997 he continued his business life in the marine department of  of a local insurance company as an Assistant Underwriter, and made his way up to Technical Manager, followed by Sales Manager and finally Group Manager. In 2003, he left to join Omni Brokerlik, and during the past 11 years has worked as an active broker in every aspect of marine insurance. At Omni his last responsibilities were being the Generel Manager and Board Member of the company. In 2014 he became the General Manager of Türk P&I Sigorta.

Abdullah KARA

Burcu Berrak graduated from the University of Istanbul in 2000 with the profession of Marine Transportation and Management Engineering. During her studies, she worked in the chartering department of Bora Denizcilik for three years. After graduating from the University, she engaged in the container forwarding and logistics department for a period of two years in major companies like Borusan Logistics and Frans Maas International Freight Forwarding. She commenced her career in marine insurance at a Club correspondent where she worked between 2003 – 2014. She handled all types of marine claims, particularly P&I matters. She became a member Türk P&I Sigorta as a claims manager in January 2014.


Captain Değer PAMUK
  • Captain Değer PAMUK

    Technical Manager

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    M. +90 533 795 54 02

  • deger.pamuk@turkpandi.com

Upon his graduation from Istanbul Technical University Maritime Faculty in 1990, Capt. Pamuk joined one of the biggest shipping companies in Turkish maritime sector and worked more than 18 years continuously. During this period he served as Master Mariner onboard in various size of bulk carriers/tanker vessels for 12 years, and as ISM Manager/Ship Operations Manager/General Manager at shore management for 6 years, respectively. In 2008, he joined as a Marine Surveyor to a foreign shipping company in their Istanbul branch office which is being acted as marine consultants and P&I correspondents of IG Clubs. In addition to overseeing P&I claims and correspondency for Clubs along with his regular loss prevention/damage related surveys, he also attended on various casualties in Turkey, assisted to salvage/towage issues, investigated pollutions and human injuries/loss of life. Then he acted as Head of P&I Department in same company from 2010 until his fall in with Türk P&I Sigorta family as Technical Manager, in the beginning of 2014.



Having graduated from Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Law in 2008, she completed her one year legal training at Nsn Law Firm which is specialized on commercial and maritime law and qualified as lawyer of Istanbul Bar. She moved to The United Kingdom for her post graduate education and obtained her LLM degree in International Commercial Law at Kingston University, London by writing her thesis on e-bill of ladings and worked at Nsn Law Firm as attorney in her return, being active in litigation of various commercial disputes. She has joined Türk P&I as claims executive in 2016.

Gizem ESİ
  • Gizem ESİ

    Underwriting Specialist Assistant

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    M. +90 535 427 50 57

  • gizem.esi@turkpandi.com

She was born in Istanbul in 1986. Graduated from Işık University Administrative Sciences Faculty /International Relations. While studying at the university; worked as human resources trainee at Adecco Group and after graduation; worked as a trainee in Marketing department in contribution to the CRM Project. Started her career in Insurance sector as Assistant Specialist at Inter Partner Assistance ( Axa Assistance) in 2010 and carried out the processes of health insurance policies by taking into account the necessary checks and contracts in contact with the other insurance companies. In April, 2014 she joined the Turk P&I Insurance team as Underwriter Specialist Assistant.


  • Halil SOLAK

    Assistant Technical Manager

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    M. +90 533 200 28 18

  • halil.solak@turkpandi.com

Halil graduated from Darussafaka High School in 1995 and Maritime Academy of Istanbul Technical University in 1999. He started his marine career at Zodiac Shipping. He completed his MBA degree in Risk Management and Insurance at Georgia State University in USA. Before joining Türk P&I, he worked as a marine underwriter for local insurance companies and later spent 9 years at Omni Broker House. He presented seminars in Risk Management in Transportation.


She studied Mining Technologies at the Vocational College of Technical Sciences of Trakya University and Public Relations at the Anadolu University. She joind Turk P&I in December 2014



Jale has graduated from the Business Faculty of Anadolu University in 1991 and began her career in the insurance sector at Hür Sigorta. Afterwards she has worked as Underwriter until 2005 and worked as a director in the collection unit of the finance of  Ak Sigorta, Dubai Group and Halk Sigorta. In 2014 she joined Türk P & I as a deputy manager in the finance department, as well as Internal Control Systems and Risk Management and Financial Crimes specialist.


He was born in Eskişehir in 1983. Graduated from Yıldız Technical University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and began his career as an external auditor. Afterwars he has worked in the Internal Audit Department of Ankara Sigorta, Internal Control and Risk Management Department of Doğa Sigorta as a specialist. In 2016 he joined Türk P&I as Internal Auditor.



Pinar has graduated in 2002 from the Department of Business Administration of Dokuz Eylul University, . After receiving the Certificate of Public Accountant (CPA), her career began in Izmir, where she worked nearly seven years. After moving to Istanbul, she continued her career for important construction and rail transport system projects such as Marmaray, Riyadh King Khaled T5 Airport, as a finance administrator.


She finished her secondary education in Germany 1999 at the Commercial Business College and continued in Turkey at the University of Istanbul, Faculty of Communications studying PR and Advertising. After graduating in 2004 she became the representative of Action Global Communications, a Cyprus based Public Relations Agency in Turkey which managed the PR of British Airways. In 2009 she joined Emirates Airline as a Customer Sales & Services Agent and started her career at Türk P&I in 2014. Besides English she also speaks German fluently.


Umut CAN
  • Umut CAN

    Asst. Technical Manager

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    M. +90 530 391 11 49

  • umut.can@turkpandi.com

Following his graduation from Istanbul Technical University with a degree in Mathematics Engineering, Umut started his marine risks insurance career in 2005 at Anadolu Insurance Company. He later joined Aon ve Omni as an insurance and reinsurance broker. In 2014 he took the position as Underwriter of Turkish P&I. Umut’s responsibilities include establishment of Company’s risk and business acceptance criteria, review and guidance of rating practices and application of these practices to both prospect busines and portfolio, and ensuring smooth and continuous run of the Company’s reinsurance treaty programmes. His articles on various insurance related topics continue to be published in maritime and insurance sector periodicals.