Murat Karakas

Managing Partner at KPMG in Azerbaijan

KPMG in Azerbaijan

About Murat

Murat has been working with KPMG since 1995 and became a partner in 2004. Murat worked as the Head of the Turkish Audit Practice and a member of the Board of Directors of KPMG Turkey in 2006 and 2007. He is a partner with KPMG Russia since June 2008. In 2014 Murat established the Turkish Desk in Russia and the CIS, which provides professional services and supporting both Turkish companies doing business in Russia and the CIS as well as Russian and the CIS investors exploring any opportunities in Turkey.

Murat is Head of KPMG in Azerbaijan since October 2017.

Murat has extensive experience in auditing and providing compilation assistance of RAP, IFRS and US GAAP financial statements for major Russian and foreign companies.

Murat has extensive experience in the telecommunications and other technology and media companies, both domestic and international. His particular experience lies in the areas of SEC filings, including offerings, International Financial Reporting Standards, US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley 404 and relevant audit experience.

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration at ME Technical University in Ankara, Turkey

  • Member of Association of Certified Public Accountants of Istanbul, Turkey

  • Member of the Turkish Association of Corporate Governance