Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Stockholm

Ambassador's Biography

AMBASSADOR KAYA TÜRKMEN

Place and Year of Birth           : Brussels – 30 September 1956

Marital status                            : Single - 2 children

Foreign Languages                  : French, English

Educationonal Background   : Ankara University, Political Sciences Faculty, International Relations Department, 1979

 

1981-1983

Third Secretary at the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (MFA)

1983-1986

Third Secretary at the Turkish Embassy in London     

1986-1988

Second Secretary at the Turkish Embassy in Kabul     

1988-1989

First Secretary at the Cabinet of the Undersecretary of the MFA

1989-1990

First Secretary at the Presidency of the Republic                                 

1990-1995

Counsellor at the Turkish Permanent Representation to the European Communities 

1995-1997

Head of Section at the European Union Department, MFA

1997  

Head of Department at the European Union Department, MFA

1997-2001

Counsellor at the Turkish Embassy in Paris

2001-2003

Head of Department at the Research (Law) Department, MFA 

2003-2004

Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Director General, Department for    

Science and Telecommunication (IT), MFA                                        

2004-2006

Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Director General, European Union  Political Affairs Department, MFA

2006-2007

Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Director General, European Union Accession Process Department, MFA

2007-2010

Ambassador, Turkish Embassy in Lisbon

2010-2011

Ambassador, Turkish Embassy in Nicosia (TRNC)

2011-2013

Ambassador, Director General, Directorate General for Europe, MFA

2013 -  

Ambassador, Turkish Embassy in Stockholm