Tax Partner, Head of Customs and Trade
Murat Palaoğlu joined KPMG in 2012. Before joining KPMG, he worked as Inspector of customs at the Prime Ministry Under secretariat of Customs (Customs and Trade Ministry) where he was promoted as the Chief inspector of Customs and Trade. He advised customs operations, global trade strategies, disputes and he investigated any kind of cases about foreign trade, trade or organized crime such as smuggling, corruption, money laundering etc. upon joining the firm in 2012. Murat leads Customs&Trade department in KPMG Turkey as a Partner where he serves his clients with audit, dispute, global trade advisory, customs operations and opportunities related advisory topics. He holds a master’s degree from Boston University, MA and holds a Turkey Customs Brokers license. Murat has wide experience in various multinational and local clients from multiple industries which include automotive, energy, pharmaceuticals, electronics etc. He is also a part time instructor in Istanbul University.