Betül Ertem Yıldız

Partner - Governance, Risk & Compliance

Financial Services | Media & Communication and Publishing

GRC (Governance - Risk - Compliance)

Executive summary

Betül Ertem Yıldız graduated from Middle East Technical University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering department in 1992. She completed her graduate study at İstanbul Technical University and Linköping University in “European Studies of Society, Science and Technology” program. Her career started at NTTI-Bilvak as a member of the operation team of the first interbank clearing system of Turkey and continued as a consultant mainly in finance and telecommunication sectors at Sybase and Microsoft Turkey offices respectively.

Having established Karya Bilişim Ltd. Şti, she provided Governance-Risk-Compliance (GRC) consulting, auditing and training services to enterprise level firms and organizations in Turkey and abroad between years 2008 and 2022. As a contracted auditor and trainer of BSI Eurasia, she carried out certification audits and tutored implementation and auditor training courses on information security, privacy, business continuity and IT service management systems

Betül Ertem Yıldız has been working as BDO Turkey GRC partner in BDO İstanbul office since July 2022.



TMMOB – İstanbul, The Chamber of Electrical Engineers

ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association)

TBD (Informatics Association of Turkey)



CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of IT) §

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

BSI Registered ISO 27001 Information Security Management System Lead Auditor

BSI Registered ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management System Lead Auditor

BSI Registered ISO 20000 IT Service Management System Lead Auditor

BSI Registered ISO 27701 Private Information Management Auditor and Trainer

IRCA and BSI Registered ISO 27001 ISMS, ISO 22301 BCMS, ISO 20000 IT SMS Trainer.



Ma, 2005: The European Master Programme jointly run with the European Inter-University Association on “Society Science and Technology”

Istanbul Technical University, Institute of Social Sciences, Master of Arts in Science Technology and Society (First Semester)

“Technology and Gender” Specialization at Linköping University, Department of Technology and Social Change (Second Semester)

 Bs, 1992: Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Specialization: Telecommunications.

1987, Elazığ Anadolu Lisesi



FSWW (Foundation for the Support of Women’s Work)