Bilgitay holds a BSc in Management from Middle East Technical University. Bilgitay began his banking career in corporate and financial institutions coverage roles followed by a focus on wholesale banking. Bilgitay worked in Dubai and London at HSBC as a debt finance specialist and prior to joining London Business School he was a member of the Debt Capital Markets team at HSBC in London.
Bilgitay decided to join London Business School to improve certain technical skills and leverage the network which the school has to offer.
He enjoys reading biographies, watching neo-noir films and running. He is a member of the Art and Business, Debate and Public Speaking and Tennis Clubs.