Mr. Özdil is the Chairman and Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Halkbank A.Ş. Turkey. He was born in Istanbul in 1961. He graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Political Science, Department of Economics. 

After beginning his professional career as an Auditor at a private company in 1984, Ozdil served as a Specialist, Assistant Manager and Branch Manager at Albaraka Turk Ozel Finans Kurumu A.S. in the years from 1986 to 1993. He worked as a Finance Coordinator at a private company between 1993 and 1995 before performing his duties as Assistant General Manager at İhlas Finans Kurumu A.S. from 1995 to 2001 and at Family Finans Kurumu A.S. from 2001 to 2005. 

Ozdil served as board member and General Manager at Birlesik Fon Bankasi A.S. from 2005 till 2011, and as a board member of the Savings Deposit Insurance Fund between 2011 and 2014. He has been serving as Chairman of Halkbank A.Ş. Turkey since August 28, 2015.

On 29 January 2022, Mr. Özdil was elected as President of the Assembly of the Foundation for Education and Culture “ÜSKÜP” and President of the Management Board of the International Balkan University.

Recep Süleyman Özdil