Turkish Embassy in Canberra

Ambassador's Biography

Born 1956, in İstanbul.

Married to Ebru Barutçu Gökdenizler.

Education: Political Science
Degree from Boğaziçi University, İstanbul.
   

Languages: Turkish, English

 

1981  Entered diplomatic service

1981 Military Service

1982 Third Secretary at the Deputy Directorate General for International Political Organizations in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ankara

1983  Second Secretary at the Turkish Embassy in Tripoli, Libya

1985  Vice Consul at the Turkish Consulate General in Houston, Texas

1988  Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Ankara

1990  Counsellor at Turkish Embassy in Washington

1994  Head of Section at the Deputy Directorate General for North America in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ankara

1995  Head of Department at the Office of the President of the Republic of Turkey

1997  Consul General at the Turkish Consulate General in Houston, Texas

2001  Head of Department at the Deputy Directorate General for Maritime, Aviation and Border Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ankara

2004  Deputy Director General at the Deputy Directorate General for Maritime, Aviation and Border Affairs

2006  Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Turkey in ICAO, Montreal

2010  Ambassador of Turkey in the Republic of South Africa

2013  Director General for Bilateral Political and Maritime-Aviation-Border Affairs               
  in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ankara

2015  Ambassador of Turkey to the Commonwealth of Australia.