MEHMET ALİ KILIÇKAYA
Vice Chairman of the Board - General Manager

He was born in Kayseri in 1979. After completing secondary education in Kayseri Imam Hatip Secondary School and Sivas Science High School, he graduated from Middle East Technical University (METU) Department of Business Administration cum laude. Between 2006 and 2008, he received a master’s degree in International Trade Law, Development Economics from The Fletcher School, Tufts University (USA)

 

He started his career in 2001 as an assistant expert in the Undersecretariat of the Prime Ministry for Foreign Trade. He worked as an Expert, Branch Manager, Head of Department and most recently as Deputy General Manager for Export for 18 years in the Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade, the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Trade. He took part in the development of programs, preparation of legislations and management of Turquality, Ur-Ge, fairs, design and branding, global supply chain (GSC) and of other export support programs.

 

He served as a Board Member of Turkey Promotion Group. He also took part in the EXPO participation of our country and Turkey Brand study. Having an advanced level of English and basic level of Arabic, Kılıçkaya is married with two children