Deputy Undersecretary for Economic Affairs at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey
Murat Yavuz Ates is Deputy Undersecretary for Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey since February 2017. He joined the Ministry in 1986 and worked at diplomatic missions in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Belgium, The United Arab Emirates, Japan and Saudi Arabia. He has also been the Head of UN Department at the Ministry.
Mr. Yavuz Ates has worked as first Counsellor at the Turkish Permanent Delegation to the OECD, and as Turkish Energy Advisor at the International Energy Agency in Paris (France).
Mr. Yavuz Ates is a graduate of International Relations from the University of Ankara and holds a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Tufts University in Massachusetts, United States.