Büyükelçinin Özgeçmişi

Born on 7 February 1966 in Ankara, Turkey.

University Degree: Middle East Technical University (International Relations Department-1988).

Professional Career:

2016- 2018 Ambassador, Deputy Undersecretary for Europe and EU Affairs

2012- 2016 Ambassador of Turkey in Belgrade

2009- 2012 Minister Plenipotentiary and Principal Advisor to the Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry

2005- 2009 Deputy Chief of Mission, Turkish Embassy Tel Aviv

2003- 2005 Head of Department, Deputy Directorate General for Middle East

1999- 2003 Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Turkey to U.N.

1997- 1999 Deputy Chief and Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

1996- 1997 First Secretary, Turkish Embassy Sarajevo

1993- 1996 Second Secretary, Turkish Embassy Ljubljana

1991- 1993 Third Secretary, Turkish Embassy Tehran

1990- 1991 Junior career diplomat, DG for International Political Organizations

1990 Military service

1989- 1990 Junior career diplomat, Directorate General (DG) for Gulf States

He speaks English. He is married and has one daughter.