BRADLEY DU CHENNE
Bradley holds an honours degree in Bachelor of Commerce from the University of the Witswatersrand, majoring in Business Economics & Marketing as well as a Legal BCom from the same institution.
He started his career at Telesure Investment Holdings in South Africa as a trainee manager in 1992, working his way up the ranks to Executive Head of Commercial Insurance & New Business Development. His roles & responsibilities ranged from strategy, product development, sales, policy administration, claims, pricing, underwriting and Information Technology.
In January 2014 Bradley was appointed as Chief Operations Officer of Koalay.com and has most recently been appointed into the role of CEO of Telesure Sigorta ve Reasurans Brokerliğı A.Ş.
Meltem Yiğit received her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Master of Arts in Economics from Boğaziçi University. She received her second Master’s degree from Marmara University’s Banking and Insurance Institute.
Between 1988 and 2002, she held management positions at a number of leading insurance companies and was priorly the General Manager of the Turkish insurance company, Bayındır Sigorta. Between 2002-2013, she was the shareholder and executive board member at Martin & Martin. She is the co-founder of GESID (Young Insurers’s Association).
Alper Ziyal graduated from Eastern Mediterranean Department of Business Administration in 1992. He received his second degree from İstanbul University’s Department of Tourism. Following his graduation in 1994, he joined the family insurance business in İstanbul.
He co-founded Martin & Martin where he was acting as the Co- Chairman of the Board as well as the Director of Sales & Marketing department. Mr. Ziyal is also a member of GYİAD-(Young Businessmen Association).
Stephen Klinkert is Non-Executive Director of a number of international Budget Group companies including BGL Group Limited (UK) and Budget Insurance Company (UK).
Stephen is Deputy Chairman of Budget Holdings Limited (Guernsey), Australian Insurance Holdings Pty Ltd, Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (RSA) and Auto and General Insurance Company Ltd.
Stephen has 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry in South Africa, the United Kingdom and Australia, and holds a Bachelor of Economics.
Ian Leech has been Deputy Chief Executive and Group Finance Director of BGL Group Limited since 1999 and 1997 respectively. Ian serves as the Chief Financial Officer of BGL Group Limited. He has over 24 years’ experience of working within regulated businesses within the financial services sector, both banking and insurance with specific emphasis on Treasury and Prudential management.
Ian is also a member of the international holding company board the Budget Holdings Group and assisted in the development of insurance businesses in Australia and Bermuda. He is a graduate from Leeds University with a degree in Economics and qualified as a Chartered Accountant.