IMD EMBA Lausanne, Switzerland; PG DiP in Organizational Leadership – Said Business School, University of Oxford.
Almost 20 years of experience in VC, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and project management/finance in Southeast Europe.
Partner at Ascendant (IMAP SEE), the leading M&A advisory company in the Southeast Europe region, since 2008.
Kemal started his career in 1999 as an analyst and later became an investment manager throughout the Southeast Europe region for a Vienna-based private equity (venture capital) management company, Horizonte Venture Management GmbH.
Kemal is a chess master. He is married and has three children.
Meet the team
The managing partners have been working together for more than 17 years, and have built the leading independent M&A advisory team in Southeast Europe.