Simla Ünal

SME Expert, BNP Paribas International Retail Banking Division

France

Simla Unal began her career in 1998 as a relationship manager, and she joined Turk Ekonomi Bankasi (TEB), BNP Paribas joint venture, in Turkey in 2002. She led the establishment of SME Banking, Start-up Banking and Women Banking, and the non-financial services strategy of TEB. She worked as a consultant for International Finance Corporation (IFC, World Bank Group) for client projects in regions such as MENA, CEE, Asia and USA. Formerly she was the Marketing Director of TEB SME Banking, and recently she became the SME Expert at BNP Paribas International Retail Banking Division (IRB) covering USA, Poland, Turkey and Ukraine in marketing and business development activities for for start-up, MSME, SME and women segments.