Principal, Information Security

Having started as the Director of Information Security in MasterCard Payment Transaction Services Europe, Gamze Yurttutan recently transferred to Mastercard Advisors, to leverage her information security expertise and consulting background to support Mastercard clients with their information security needs. Previously, she was the Head of IT Security & Risk Management Department in Burgan Bank (formerly known as Eurobank Tekfen). Gamze Yurttutan started her career as a network security engineer in National Research Institute of Electronics & Cryptology. In 2006, she was transferred to Deloitte Enterprise Risk Services as Senior Consultant. Her main fields of interest were attack & penetration tests, information security management systems consultancy, and security infrastructure setups. Later in her career, in order to help creating advisory services line, she was transferred to Ernst & Young in 2007. She worked in Ernst & Young as a manager until 2010. She is CISA, CISSP, CEH and ISO27001 LA. She has a B.Sc. degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University and a M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Bogazici University. She is also a part-time instructor in Bogazici University, where she teaches Auditing of Information Technologies.