Turkish Embassy in Athens

Ambassador's Biography

CURRICULUM VITAE OF AMBASSADOR YAŞAR HALİT ÇEVİK


Born in 1955, Gölcük-Kocaeli, Turkey

Graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences (1978)

Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in 1979

Third Secretary at the Department of Bilateral Economic Affairs of the MFA (1979)

Second Secretary at the Turkish Embassy in Khartoum (1981)

Consul at the Turkish Consulate General in Stuttgart (1983)

First Secretary at the Department of International Economic Organizations of the MFA (1987)

Counsellor at the Turkish Embassy in Athens (1989)

Head of Section at the Department of Maritime Affairs of the MFA (1993)

Deputy Special Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (December 1993)

Consul General of Turkey in Zurich (1995)

First Counsellor at the Turkish Embassy in Beijing (1997)

Deputy Special Advisor at the Prime Minister’s Office (1999)

Head of Department of Aviation Affairs of the MFA (2000)

Deputy Director General of Maritime and Aviation Affairs of the MFA (2001)

Special Advisor to the Undersecretary of the MFA (2002)

Ambassador of Turkey to the Syrian Arab Republic (2004)

Deputy Undersecretary for Political Affairs (2009)

Permanent Representative of Turkish Mission to the UN (2012)

Ambassador of Turkey to Greece (15 October 2016 -      )

Ambassador Yaşar Halit Çevik is married and has two daughters.