Senior Civilian Representative
2015 – 2016
Born in Turkey in 1960.
Educated at the University of Kent at Canterbury and the London School of Economics.
Married, with two children (a daughter and a son).
- 2013-2014 Ambassador of Turkey to Afghanistan,
- 2010-2013 Ambassador of Turkey to Bulgaria,
- 2007-2010 Deputy Director-General for International Political Organizations, MFA, Ankara,
- 2003-2007 Deputy Permanent Representative at the Turkish Delegation to NATO, Brussels,
- 2003-2003 Head of Department for International Political Organizations, Ankara,
- 2002-2003 Political Adviser to the ISAF Commander, Kabul,
- 2001-2002 Head of Department for Central Asia, Ankara,
- 1997-2001 Counsellor at the Turkish Delegation to NATO, Brussels,
- 1995-1997 First Secretary at the Arms Control Department, Ankara,
- 1992-1995 Second Secretary at the Turkish Embassy, Almaty,
- 1990-1992 Third Secretary at the Turkish Delegation to the CSCE, Vienna,
- 1989-1990 Vice-Consul at the Turkish Consulate-General, Jeddah,
- 1986-1989 Trainee diplomatic officer at the Department for Eastern Europe, MFA, Ankara.