The Mina Group Board of Directors sets the overall direction and strategy for the company, while endorsing clear expectations concerning culture, values and behaviors. It is also responsible for establishing and maintaining the system of internal controls. We believe that by encouraging the right way of thinking and behaving across all our people, our corporate governance culture is reinforced, enabling us to conduct business sustainably and responsibly. The Board currently comprises a Chairman and three Directors, with a mix of experience skills and personal qualities that help deliver the strategy of the company. All Directors ensure that appropriate governance procedures are adhered to and there is a clear division of responsibilities at Board level to ensure a balance of power and authority so that no one individual has unfettered powers of decision making.
Erkin Bek is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and visionary with a track record of creating and growing successful global businesses. In the late nineties, he founded the Mina Group, headquartered in Dubai, UAE.
During the last decade, Erkin founded TNF, an international investment firm headquartered at the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), with an investment office in Geneva, Switzerland and has investments and interests across the globe. In addition to his work at Mina and TNF, Erkin is committed to supporting education, music and healthy living causes around the world.
Erik is one of the pioneer members of the company and his primary area of expertise is international logistics and petroleum infrastructure operations. He has over 20 years of experience with the company and has served as a Regional Operations Manager, Director of Operations, and Member of the Management Board. Erik has skillfully guided petroleum distribution and storage operations resulting in the successful delivery of over 1.8 billion gallons of fuel to our customers. In addition, his management has been instrumental in our efforts to build, commission, and operate a strategic naval fuel storage terminal providing enhanced global operations reach to our customers.
Seddik is an experienced, dynamic Director of finance and accounting operations for the company. He has over 13 years of experience with the company overseeing financial operations in Europe, Central Asia, Asia, Africa, and the United States. His substantial efforts have contributed immensely to maintaining smooth finance and accounting operations for petroleum supply chain, distribution, and storage contracts worth billions of dollars for the company. In his free time he is a tireless athlete who is always training for the next challenging competitive running event.
Lady Natalie Milbank
Natalie Milbank is a recognized expert in security and risk mitigation, having worked for some of the leading security consulting firms including Kroll Security International, Garda World and FSI Security International. Throughout her career she has worked in hostile environments and conflict zones, including Iraq and Afghanistan. Natalie currently serves as a Non-executive Director for Mina Group and is active in several global initiatives to free the world from debt bondage and slave labor.