Mr. Çakmak joined IRI as Senior Technical Manager, Yachts in September 2023. Based in Istanbul, Mr. Çakmak supports yacht operations and compliance in Turkey and the surrounding region. He has extensive experience in leading yacht shipyards in Turkey, as well as more than a decade of experience in technical roles for the Classification Society, RINA. Mr. Çakmak has nearly a decade of project management experience in ship repair, new builds, and retrofit projects in the yachting industry. Mr. Çakmak is a graduate of the Istanbul Technical University with a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.