A leading engineering and consultancy provider in Turkey

Starting with an engineering firm servicing the automotive industry in 2010, AKKA in Turkey has continued to grow within the automotive sector while developing focus areas in life sciences and aerospace.

The aim of AKKA in Turkey is to diversify our business in automotive, aerospace and life science sectors and while providing access to the global AKKA offering to our Turkish customers.


Key dates

— 2010

MBtech TR was founded as a 100% subsidiary of MBtech Group.

— 2016

Akka Technologies Turkey was founded mainly to focus on Life Sciences and Aerospace industries

— 2017

Opening of AKKA R&D Laboratory for development of generic oncological & highly potent drugs.

Ihsan Sürmeli

Managing Director

Ihsan Sürmeli joined the MBtech Group as a Sales & Marketing and Head Office Manager in 2011. He was appointed Managing Director of MBtech Turkey a year later, and has been managing the Turkish subsidiary of AKKA ever since. Before joining MBtech, Ihsan worked as a Business Development Manager for Mitsubishi Electric Turkey. He also spent more than seven years holding different positions in the Swiss financial sector for companies such as Man Investments, Citibank AG or Nomura Bank Ltd. Ihsan has a BA in Communications from Emerson College and is fluent in English and German.

Gülşah Deniz

Country Finance Director

Gülşah Deniz joined MBtech as a Project Assistant in 2012. She was appointed as its lead for Finance and Administrative Affairs in 2013. She was then promoted to the function of Finance and Controlling Manager in 2014 and later to Country Finance Director in 2019. Gülşah has a BS in Business Administration from the University of Istanbul and is fluent in English.

Ismet Uygur

Operations Director

After working in in the R&D departments of Mercedes-Benz Türk, Daimler Trucks and TOFAŞ for several years, Ismet joined MBtech Turkey in 2017. He is responsible for the management of engineering and business development activities with Mercedes-Benz Türk.

Ali Guler

Sales Director

Ali joined AKKA Turkey in 2019. Before joining AKKA Turkey, Ali worked 20 years in automotive sector for the companies such as Ford, Karsan, Iveco, Otokar, DAF. He had duties as a Product Development Engineer, Business Development Engineer, Trade Marketing Manager and Sales Executive. Ali has BS and MSc from İstanbul Technical University and is fluent in English.

Meral Kurt

HR Director

Meral Kurt joined AKKA as a Recruitment Specialist in 2015. She was then promoted to the function of Business Manager in 2016 and later to Human Resources Director in 2020. She is responsible for the management of human resources, recruitments and administrative affairs activities in Turkey.

‘’ In Turkey we are diversifying our local offerings by building on our core commitments to technologies and service. We combine this with our global offering to deliver a compelling proposition to the Turkish market. ‘’

Ihsan Sürmeli

Managing Director

Our solutions

AKKA is offering tailor-made solutions to fit client needs and expectations.

In the automotive industry, AKKA Turkey currently supports R&D and Engineering Units for three automotive manufacturers. AKKA Turkey provides them with product and process engineering and training and consulting services, which enables them to support their clients in a wide range of areas.

In life sciences, AKKA’s R&D Laboratory is the first independent research center capable of developing generic oncological and highly potent drugs in Turkey. The laboratory is about 350m2 with the capacity to develop 50 new generic drug products as work packages per year.

Locally delivered solutions and services include:


Life Sciences



Our locations


MBtech Mühendislik ve Danışmanlık Ltd. Şti. (Head Office)
Akçaburgaz Mah. Alkop Yolu 3019. Sok. No.1
Esenyurt 34522 Istanbul / Turkey


AKKA Technologies Mühendislik ve Danışmanlık Ltd. Sti.
TÜBİTAK Gebze Yerleşkesi Teknoloji Geliştirme Bölgesi
Barış Mah. Koşuyolu Cd. İç Kapı 26
İdari ve Kuluçka Binası A ve F Blok Kat: 1 No: 26
Gebze, 41400 Kocaeli  / Turkey