Ms. Plas brings to First Energy Bank over 18 years of financial risk management experience in investment banking. Prior to joining First Energy Bank she was Head of Risk Management at Seera Investment Bank where she established and developed the risk management function. She worked in Ryada Capital in Kuwait and Industrial Development Bank of Turkey where she was responsible for market risk and had a leading role in Basel II implementation committee. Ms. Plas studied Mathematics in Istanbul Technical University and holds an MSc in Insurance and Risk Management degree from Cass Business School, London. She was granted the Financial Risk Manager designation from the Global Association of Risk Professionals in 2003.