Işık Gökkaya


Chairman of the Board
Işık Gökkaya was born in Ankara in 1962. After graduating from Tevfik Fikret High school, he went to Hacettepe University, Department of Management. Then, he completed Strategy Management program at Boğaziçi University. In1986, he started to work at Dokap Construction Elements, Marketing Department and became the head of the department in 1987. In 1989, he worked as managing partner at Mint Engineering. In 1993, he joined to Ihlas family and worked as co-director. In 1998, he was one of the founding partners of Ihlas Real Estate and worked as a co-director till 2006. He was also co-chairman and a board member of “Urban Land Institute-Turkey Department”. Since 2006, he is one of the board members of Forum İstanbul 2023. In 2006, Ihlas Real Estate has became Y&Y Real Estate Investment. In this new structuring, he is started to work as a manager and a board member. In 2002 and 2010, he was the co-chairman of Management Board. After that, in 2011, he became the Chairman of the Board. Gökkaya speaks French and married and has two children.
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