Michael Davey was employed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development from 1993 to early 2015. During that time he was involved in establishing the EBRD’s operations with the Russian financial sector followed by Country Director for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan and then Country Director for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia and Moldova. In January 2009 he was appointed as Country Director for Turkey and played a leading role in putting in place an EBRD business in Turkey that is substantial, successful and diversified.
He is a business graduate of Massey University in New Zealand.
Mr. Davey began his professional career with the Bank of New Zealand, then continued with DFC (NZ) Ltd followed by nine years at the Asian Development Bank.
Since his retirement from the EBRD in February 2015, Mr Davey has remained resident in Turkey and has assumed a range of Board positions with Turkish corporates including as a board member for YDA Group and two YDA subsidiaries.