Didem Başer graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Civil Engineering. She went on to obtain her M. Eng. from the University of California Berkeley, College of Engineering. Starting her professional career in 1995, Ms. Başer worked at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, for seven years prior to joining Garanti Bank; her most recent position at McKinsey was Associate Partner. She joined Garanti Bank in 2005 and worked as Coordinator in Retail Banking for seven years. Ms. Başer was appointed to her current position in 2012. With 19 years of experience in banking and business administration, Ms. Başer is the Vice President of Digital Banking.