Sezer Bozkus KAHYAOGLU

  • Associate Professor
  • Izmir Bakircay University

Associate Professor



Izmir Bakircay University, Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Administration

Accounting and Finance Department

Menemen / Izmir/ Turkey

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Background Information

Assoc. Prof. Sezer Bozkus Kahyaoglu graduated from Bosporus University and earned the degree B.Sc. in Management. Sezer had MA degree on Money Banking and Finance at Sheffield University and Certification in Retail Banking from Manchester Business School, both with a joint scholarship of British Council and Turkish Bankers Association. After finishing her doctoral studies, Sezer earned Ph.D. degree in Econometrics from Dokuz Eylul University in 2015. Sezer worked in finance sector in various positions of head office. Sezer worked in KPMG Risk Consulting Services as Senior Manager. Afterwards Sezer joined to Grant Thornton as founding partner of advisory services and worked there in Business Risk Services. Afterwards Dr. Sezer worked in SMM Technology and Risk Consulting as Partner responsible from ERP Risk Consulting. During this period Sezer was a lecturer at Istanbul Bilgi University at Accounting and Auditing Program and Ankara University Internal Control and Internal Audit Program. Sezer is currently Associate Professor at Izmir Bakircay University since 2018 to the present. Her research interests mainly include Applied Econometrics, Time Series Analysis, Financial Markets and Instruments, AI, Blockchain, Energy Markets, Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Fraud Accounting, Auditing, Ethics, Coaching, Mentoring and NLP. Sezer has various refereed articles, books, and research project experiences in her professional field. She was among the 15 leading women selected from the business world within the scope of the “Leading Women of Izmir Project” which was sponsored by the World Bank and organized in cooperation by Aegean Region Chamber of Industry (EBSO), Izmir Governor’s Office, and Metropolitan Municipality


  • Agenda

    Moderators Prof. Lourens Erasmus, Assoc. Prof. Sezer Bozkus Kahyaoglu

  • Panel Session- 15.30-17.00 (GMT+3)

    Response to Digital Risks in the Public Sector – The Impact of COVID19 on the Auditing and Digital Transformation Process. – Panel Chair Prof. Dr. Erman COSKUN