TR

Negotiations Team

  • Özdil Nami

    Chief Negotiator


    Özdil Nami was born in London on 23 May 1967. He graduated from the Boğaziçi University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department of Business in 1988. He completed his master’s degree at the University of California, Berkeley Finance Faculty in 1991. More...

  • Barış Burcu

    Presidential Spokesman and Member of the Negotiation Team


    Barış Burcu was born in 1957 in Çamlıköy. He attended primary school in Lefke and secondary school at the British College. After graduating from Nicosia Turkish High School, he continued his studies at the Faculty of Dentistry of Ege University in İzmir. He had to leave the university following the military coup of 12 September 1980. From 1982 to 1987, he worked at the Turkish Cypriot Petroleum Directorate as the enumerator and distributor. He served as the first secretary of the Petrol-İş Trade Union. More...

  • Sülen Karabacak

    Special Advisor to the President on Legal Affairs and Member of the Negotiation Team


    Born in Nicosia in 1973, Sülen Karabacak Mehrübeoğlu graduated from the Departments of Political Science and Economics of University of Rochester (New York, USA) in 1995. In 1998 she earned the “Juris Doctor” title from Albany Law School (New York, USA). She has been practicing law as a lawyer registered to New York State Bar and the TRNC Bar since 1999. More...

  • Erhan Erçin

    Special Advisor on Diplomacy and EU Matters and Member of the Negotiation Team


    24 Kasım 1976 tarihinde Lefkoşa’da doğan Erhan Erçin, Lisans eğitimini 1998 yılında Lefke Avrupa Üniversitesi (LAÜ) Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümünde tamamlamasının ardından yüksek lisans eğitimini Kent Üniversitesi’nde Uluslararası İlişkiler ve Avrupa Çalışmaları alanında başarıyla tamamlayarak mezun oldu. 2008 yılında Marmara Üniversitesi Avrupa Birliği Enstitüsünde “AB’nin Türkiye’ye Yönelik Genişleme Politikasının Karılaştırmalı Analizi” konulu tezi ile AB Politikaları ve Uluslararası İlişkiler alanında doktora unvanını aldı. More...

  • İpek Borman Genç

    Member of the Negotiation Team and Assistant to the Negotiator


    İpek Borman Genç was born in 1978 in Nicosia and graduated from Bilken University, American Culture and Literature undergraduate program in 1999. She completed her graduate education in Georgetown University on Liberal Studies specialising in international relations in 2001. More...

  • Aslı Erkmen

    II. Secretary and Member of the Negotiation Team


    Born in Nicosia in 1978, Aslı Erkmen is a graduate of Kyrenia 19th May Turkish Education College. She completed her undergraduate studies at Public Administration Department of the Faculty of Political Science at Ankara University. Completing her post-graduate education at the Department of International Relations of Eastern Mediterranean University, in 2003 Erkmen started working as a Public Relations Officer at the Department of Public Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. More...

  • Sertaç Güven

    III. Secretary and Member of the NegotiationTeam


    Sertaç Güven was born in Nicosia in 1982. Following his high school education at Türk Maarif Koleji in Nicosia, Güven obtained his Bachelor’s Degrees in “Political Science and International Relations” and “German Language and Literature” from Louisiana State University (USA) in 2004. In 2006, he completed his Master’s Degree in “International Relations and European Union Studies” at the University of Kent (United Kingdom) and returned to his country for his military service in 2007. More...