He was born in İstanbul in 1974. After graduating from Middle East Technical University, Faculty of International Relations, he got his MBA degree on finance from Western Illinois University with a scholarship. Also worked as an assistant in Western Illinois University during his master’s education, Avdel started his career as Investment Consultant in Interbank in 1996 and enrolled in the Manager training Program here. Alper Avdel joined Türk DemirDöküm Fabrikaları A.Ş. family in 2001 and worked in Financing Responsible, Export Controlling Responsible, Accounting Manager, Reporting and Controlling Manager respectively within the context of Koç Holding Leader Development Program. He has been assigned as Assistant General Manager Responsible for Financial Affairs in Türk DemirDöküm Fabrikaları A.Ş. in 2010 and as Board Member Responsible for Financial Affairs and IT in January 2013. As of April 1st 2017 Alper Avdel has been assigned as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vaillant Group Turkey. Mr. Avdel is married and has two children.