Büyükelçinin Özgeçmişi



Place and Date of Birth: Üsküdar, Istanbul – 12.12.1965

Marital Status: Married with 3 children

Knowledge of Foreign Languages: English, French


M.A. in International Relations 1999

Graduate School of Social Sciences

Middle East Technical University

B.A. in Political Science1988

Faculty of Economic and

Administrative Sciences

Bosphorus University

Former Assignments

- Ambassador-Director General, Acting Director General 15.01.2019 –

Directorate General for Bilateral Political Affairs

(Caucasia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe)

- Ambassador2014-2019

Turkish Embassy in Kiev

-Deputy Director General-Minister Plenipotentiary2012-2014

Deputy Directorate General for Research

- Deputy Director General-Minister Plenipotentiary, 2011-2012

Acting Deputy Director

Deputy Directorate General for Research and Intelligence

-Head of Department2010-2011

Department for Research and Intelligence

- First Counsellor, Counsellor 2005-2010

Turkish Embassy in Ottawa

- Head of Department, Head of Section2003-2005

Department of Policy Planning

-Counsellor, First Secretary1999-2003

Turkish Embassy in London

-First Secretary, Second Secretary1997-1999

President’s Office

- Vice Consul1995-1997

Turkish Consulate General in Jerusalem

- Third Secretary, Attaché1992-1995

Turkish Delegation to CSCE, Vienna


Minister’s Cabinet

-Military service1991-1992

- Attaché1990-1991

Minister’s Cabinet

- Attaché1990

Department of Policy Planning

- Attaché1989-1990

Personel Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs


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