Turkish Embassy in Bratislava

Ambassador's Biography

                                              Personal information

                                              Born on 06.06.1957 in Ankara

                                              Married, two children

                                              Speaks English and French

                                              Educational background

1963-1974                              T.E.D. Ankara College

1976-1980                              B.A. on Political Science and Public Administration, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Middle East Technical University

1980-1981                              M.A. on International Relations, 

                                              University of California, Berkeley

                                              Diplomatic career

1982                                       Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA);

1982-1984                              Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate General for Cultural Affairs- Third and

                                              Second Secretary

1984-1986                              Permanent Delegation of Turkey to UNESCO-Third and Second Secretary

1986-1988                              Consulate General of Turkey, Thessaloniki-Vice Consul, Consul

1988-1990                              Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate General for Bilateral Political Relations, Bilateral Political Relations with Greece-First Secretary

1990-1993                              EUREKA/Brussels-International civil servant

1993-1994                              Consulate General of Turkey, Antwerp-Consul

1994-1995                              Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate General for Bilateral Political Relations, Bilateral Political Relations with Western European Countries- Chief of Section

1995-1996                              Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate General of International Political Organizations, UN Programs, Drug-Trafficking, Organized Crime Department- Chief of Section of the UN

1996-2000                              International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)- First Counselor, Deputy Permanent Representative of Turkey

2000-2002                              Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate General for the Overseas Promotion of Turkey- Head of Department

2002-2005                              Secretariat General for EU Affairs, Prime Ministry Department of Political Affairs- Director for Political Affairs

2005-2010                              Permanent Representative of Turkey to UNOG and Other International Organizations in Geneva- Minister Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative

2010-2012                              Ambassador of Turkey to Senegal

2012-2013                              Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister of Family and Social Policies

2013-2016                              Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate General for Europe, Director General

November 2016-                     Ambassador of Turkey to the Slovak Republic