Fatih Ayhan is the chairman and founder of DFA Group. He has been advising private companies, financial institutions and public agencies in the energy field for the last 13 years.
Mr. Ayhan has extensive experience in electricity and natural gas markets and has led a variety of large-scale energy projects from international pipelines to nuclear power plants and multi billion dollar privatizations and M&As. Besides managing one of the biggest project development campaigns in solar energy in Turkey, he also actively contributed to policy-making efforts in renewable energy field. Having completed projects in the USA, Asia, the Gulf Region and Europe along with Turkey, he has comprehensive knowledge of energy policies and market procedures as well as a deep understanding of multi cultural business practices.
Mr. Ayhan has recently been focusing on the US – Turkey joint technology projects. He has a pending patent application for the integration of distributed renewable energy systems to smart grids. He holds an MS degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an executive MBA certificate from Katz Graduate School of Business. Mr. Ayhan is a national athlete for Turkey in motorsports.