Cem Akyurek, Ph.D

Cem is the Chief Economist of our Emerging and Frontier Markets Team.

He has been in the industry since 1997 and prior to Redwheel he has held positions such as Professor of Economics at Florida Atlantic University and Chief Economist at Global Securities in Istanbul.

Cem is described by his colleagues as reliable and is highly driven in his role to expand the significance of macro strategy in line with the team’s investment plans.

In his spare time, Cem is a voracious reader, his favourite book being A Peace to End All Peace by David Fromkin.