Executive director of the International Energy Agency
Born: March 22, 1958 Hometown: Ankara, Turkey Education:
Bachelor’s degree in power engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey;
Master’s degree and PhD in energy economics, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Austria;
Honorary Doctorate in Science, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, 2013.
(Second four-year term) executive director of the International Energy Agency, Paris, 2018 to present;
Executive director of the IEA, 20152018;
Chief economist and director of global energy economics, founder and chair of the IEA Energy Business Council; 19952015.
Oil market analyst at the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Vienna, 1989-1995.