Şafak Herdem worked in many major projects involving multinational financial institutions during the past ten years. His most interesting career started with Eldorado Gold Corporation in Turkey. After his work for Eldorado his legal/administrative skills and analytical talents allowed the highest degree of professionalism for a international law firm’s activities in Turkey.
He was involved in several project finance and fund raising transactions in Turkey, the UK and the Netherlands.
During the past five years, Mr. Herdem has been the Managing Partner of Herdem Attorneys at Law and worked to attract new investors and identify new economic models, turning the new inflow of information into new projects, analyzing sectors in detail and helping to establish a wide communication network. In order to accomplish this goal, he organized more than fifteen global and local conferences where hundreds of companies were hosted. Mr. Herdem also has wide experience on industrial cooperation and assists public authorities in law making progress on offset regulations. His latest accomplishment was to pioneering to establish a legal committee at Global Offset and Counter Trade Association, a Washington D.C. based NGO that is a result of great relationships with both public and private sector entities in Turkey. Mr. Herdem acts as a consultant to ministries and an ambassador of goodwill, bridging foreign investment with local Turkish industry and helping to forge new and important commercial alliances.
Mr. Herdem has recently been awarded at the London Stock Exchange as a result of his professional skills in financial markets.