Dr. Bülent Göktuna graduated with MSc in Chemical Engineering from Science Faculty of Ankara University. He got his MBA degree from Syracuse University of New York. After completed his MBA, Dr. Bülent Göktuna received PhD in integrated alternative medicine from Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Dr. Bülent Göktuna served as an analyst at the United Nations whilst just in his twenties, and went to Vietnam in this capacity in 1974. He founded the company Mineks International in 1976. Mineks engaged in metal trading and expanded rapidly to become one of the top ten global companies in the sector. Its operations in Turkey began in the early 1980s. Dr. Bülent Göktuna continues to handle the company's business and management strategies, corporate development, and capital/debt structuring.
Dr. Bülent Göktuna has significant experience in several areas ranging from management and government relations to investment consulting and company mergers/acquisitions. He has consulted many companies around the world with debt structures, buyouts, PPP’s and strategic investments. He has participated in joint ventures in the fields of energy, infrastructure, telecommunications and health. Throughout his career, Dr. Bülent Göktuna has made important contributions to improving trade between Turkey and Europe, USA, Canada, Africa and the Middle East. He currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Mineks International.
Dr. Bülent Göktuna is the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Zambia and the Founder/Chairman of Ageless Clinic. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Golf Club (NGC) in Belek, Antalya. Dr. Bülent Göktuna is an active member of such organizations as the Institute of Directors in Great Britain, ATC and TÜSİAD, DEİK, the Turkish-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Turkish-American Businessmen’s Association in Turkey, and serves as Co-chair on the Turkish-British Sweet-Talk Forum’s Turkey Committee. In addition, Dr. Bülent Göktuna has been actively representing Mineks International at the World Economic Forum since 2002. He enjoys golf, outdoor sports, travelling, classical music, contemporary art and fashion.