Director, Office of Public Diplomacy

Assoc. Prof. Ali Osman Öztürk
Director General of Office of Public Diplomacy

Completing his bachelor´s degree in İstanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Public Management Department, Assoc. Prof. Ali Osman Öztürk received his master´s degree in European Union Industrial Relations and Social Policies from İstanbul University and his PhD in Public Administration from North Carolina State University.

Working as an academic member in North Caroline State University and Istanbul Trade University, Assoc. Prof. Öztürk pursued his academic studies in Medipol University until he was appointed as Advisor to Prime Minister on November, 2014. Having a great number of articles in international peer-reviewed academic journals and giving presentations in scientific meetings, Assoc. Prof. Öztürk is also a member of the American Society for Public Administration.

Having worked as Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister Prof. Numan Kurtulmuş in areas which come under the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency and assuming various duties in international meetings, Assoc. Prof. Öztürk was appointed as the Director General of Prime Ministry, Office of Public Diplomacy on April, 2016.