Turkish Consulate General in New York

CG's Biography

Ertan Yalçın

Turkish Consul General in NewYork

    

Born in 1973 in Konya.

Completed his high school education at Atatürk Anatolian High School in Ankara.

Graduated from the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Political Sciences, Ankara University in1997.

Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in 1997.

Worked at the Deputy Directorate for Eastern European Affairs at MFA, 1997-2000.

Served at the Turkish Embassy in Sarajevo as Third Secretary, 2000-2002.

Served as Vice Consul at the Turkish Consulate in Antwerp, Belgium, 2002-2005.

Worked as Second Secretary and First Secretary at the Deputy Directorate for European Council and Human Rights at MFA, 2005-2007.

Served as First Secretary and Counselor at the Turkish Permanent Mission to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 2007-2011.

Worked as the Head of Protocol at the Cabinet of the Foreign Minister at MFA, 2011-2014.

Assumed his position as Consul General of the Republic Turkey in New York as of September 1, 2014.

Married with one son.