Head of Strategy and Business Development
Yaprak is responsible for Strategy and Business Development at Credit Benchmark. Prior to joining, Yaprak lead the Business Development and Account Management effort for Third Bridge in EMEA, managing commercial and day-to-day relationships for a portfolio of 50 large institutional investors. Before Third Bridge, Yaprak spent a number of years as an investment banker. Most recently a Vice President at Nomura’s Mergers and Acquisition team in London focusing on deal origination and execution. Previously she worked at Lehman Brothers European Mergers and Acquisition and Equity Capital Markets teams. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Yaprak worked as a consultant for the Office of Deputy Prime Minister on a number of national projects. She holds an MBA from INSEAD, Master’s degree in Computer Science from University of Manchester and Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Manchester Business School.