H.E. Esen Altug

H.E. Esen Altug

Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey


Date and place of birth: 1963, İstanbul
Marital status: Married, one child
Education: TED Ankara College
Faculty of Political Sciences, Ankara University
MBA, Audentes International University, Tallinn, Estonia
Foreign languages: Fluent in English, intermediate in French

Career history at the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

1985: Third Secretary, Department for Maritime and Aviation Issues
1988: Third Secretary, Turkish Embassy, Cairo
1990: Second Secretary, Turkish Embassy, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
1991: Second Secretary, Department for Maritime and Aviation Issues
1993: Consul, Turkish Consulate General, Münster, Germany
1997: First Secretary, Chief of Section, Head of Department for Western Europe
2001: Leave of absence
2005: Head of Department for Regional and Transboundary Waters
2007: Consul General, Turkish Consulate General, Rotterdam
2011: Head of Department for Multilateral Economic Affairs
2013: Deputy Director General for Migration, Asylum and Visa Issues
2016: Ambassador, Turkish Embassy, Ljubljana