İSMAİL GÜNDÜZ born in Samsun in 1959, graduated from the International Affairs Branch of Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences of Gazi University in Ankara in 1980. He obtained his Master’s Degree in 1982 and began to work as an assistant auditor in the State Department of Audit and Exchequer in the same year, became auditor in the same department in 1984, and worked as an auditor until 1995. He resigned from the State Department of Audit and Exchequer in 1995 and worked as a Financial Law lecturer at Economic and Administrative Sciences Faculty of 19 May University until 2000 and quitted this job in 2000 to set up his own business and began to work as a sworn auditor and financial consultant in Samsun. He has worked as a sworn financial consultant at his firm until 2008. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of Kultur University in Istanbul in 2007 and continues his doctorate studies on financial law in the Faculty of Law of Istanbul University.

He acts as an expert on tax law and financial matters before courts and speaks English as a second language. Mr. Gunduz joined OZTURK&PARTNERS as a financial, customs, and tax law expert in 2006.

His published works are “Enforcement of Cancellation Decisions in Administrative Law, 1982, Ankara (Masters Degree thesis), “Real Estate Capital Revenue and Taxation, 2000, Istanbul”, “Statutory periods in Tax Law, 1999 Istanbul”, “Appeals in Tax Law, 1999, Istanbul”.
He is a member of the Ankara Chamber of Sworn Auditors, State Department of Auditors Association, Samsun Rotary Club, Samsun Yacht Club.