İlke Takımoğlu Homriş began her career as an MT in Interbank in 1995, then as equity analyst, and later as Asst. Manager of Research at InterYatırım. After working as senior equity analyst at ING Barings, she worked at Institutional Sales in Global Securities and at Turkcell as Head of Financial and International Media, while she also began her Ph.D. in Finance in Yeditepe University. She is currently Asst. Manager of Research at İş Yatırım and is also a CFA charterholder. After graduating from Uskudar American Academy in 1989, she completed her B.S. in Bogazici University Mathematics Department in 1993 and her MBA at Clark University Graduate School of Management in MA, USA in 1995, where she also worked as Teaching Assistant of Microeconomics for the MBA program.