Mehmet Kinak is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. He is the Global Head of Systematic Trading and Market Structure. Mehmet’s primary focus is electronic and program trading, market structure analysis, and transaction cost analysis.
He is Co-Chair of the New York Stock Exchange’s Institutional Traders Advisory Committee, serves on the Institutional Traders Advisory Committees of CBOE Global Markets, IEX Group, and Nasdaq and Chairs the Investment Company Institute’s Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee. Mehmet previously served as a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee. He is a board member of the National Organization of Investment Professionals (NOIP) and Luminex Trading & Analytics LLC and a member of Virginia Tech’s Finance Advisory Board.
Mehmet joined the firm in 2000 and worked as a portfolio accounting associate, investment liaison, portfolio implementation manager, and electronic trader before assuming his current role in 2014. Mehmet earned a B.S. in finance from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.