A global executive experience in finance, investment management, and mergers and acquisitions. Most recently, Kerem served as Vice President at First Reserve Corporation focusing on industrial equipment and services investments globally, including investment origination and structuring, due diligence, negotiation, execution, and portfolio management. Kerem’s experience includes playing a key role in the acquisition of Trillium Flow Technologies (formerly Weir Flow Control) by First Reserve in 2019. Before joining First Reserve, he worked at HSBC Principal Investments and started his career at Ernst & Young. Kerem holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University and an MBA, with distinction, from INSEAD.