Büyükelçinin Özgeçmişi

Born in Istanbul in 1967.

Education:

High school: Robert College (Istanbul), 1985

University : 1989, Bosphorus University (Istanbul), Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Department of Political Science and International Relations

Master’s Degrees: 1) 1990, Marmara University (Istanbul), European Economic Community Politics (no thesis)

2) 1992, University of Washington, Faculty of International Relations, M.A. in International Studies - Middle East Politics

3) 1997, College of Europe (Brugge), M.A. in European Political and Administrative Studies

4) 2014, Near Eastern University (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) M.A. in Counseling and Psychology

Professional life:

Private sector 1989-1993

Candidate Career Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Directorate General for Middle East and Africa 1993-1995

Third Secretary, Turkish Embassy in Baku 1995-1997

Second Secretary, Permanent Mission to the Common Market (later European Union), Brussels 1997-2000

Second Secretary, First Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Directorate General for the European Union 2000-2002

First Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Representation Office in Istanbul 2002-2003

First Secretary, Counsellor, Turkish Embassy in Berlin 2003-2006

Leave without pay 2006-2007

Chief of Section, Head of Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department for Consular IT Services 2007-2009

First Counsellor, Minister Counsellor, Turkish Embassy in Nicosia, TRNC 2009-2014

Head of Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Directorate General for the EU 2014-2018

Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Directorate General for Citizens Living Abroad and Estates 2018-June 2021

Atatürk

Monday - Friday

09:00 - 16:00

Visa applications are accepted between 09:30-11:00 hours only.
1/1/2022 New Year's Day
3/21/2022 Human Rights Day
4/15/2022 Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
4/18/2022 Family Day
4/27/2022 Freedom Day
5/1/2022 5/3/2022 Workers Day
6/16/2022 Youth Day
8/9/2022 National Women's Day
9/24/2022 Heritage Day
12/16/2022 Day of Reconciliation
12/25/2022 Cristmas Day
12/26/2022 12/28/2022 Day of Goodwill