Barış Uzmay graduated from Koç University Physics Department and received his MBA degree from Bilgi University. Beginning his banking career at Osmanlı Bank in 2000, Uzmay worked as a Business Banking and Commercial Banking manager at Garanti BBVA with the merger of Osmanlı (Ottoman) Bank. Between 2012 and 2018, he served as Istoc, E-5 Pendik, Yenibosna Commercial and Altunizade Commercial Branch Managers, respectively. Appointed as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Garanti BBVA Factoring in October 2018, Uzmay assumed the role of Executive Vice President responsible for Brand and Market Partnerships at Garanti Ödeme Sistemleri A.Ş. in March 2021. Joining Garanti BBVA Pension as of January 2022, Uzmay continues to serve as Executive Vice President responsible for Retail Sales, Corporate Sales, Private Customer Relationship Management and Customer Asset Management units.