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Mehmet Uvez takes over the EBRD's Ankara office

Written by Eric Apim on Tuesday, November 9th 2021 à 11:25 | Read 375 times

Mehmet Uvez will take up his duties at the EBRD's Ankara office in January 2022 (Photo: EBRD)
Mehmet Uvez will take up his duties at the EBRD's Ankara office in January 2022 (Photo: EBRD)
TURKEY. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced on Monday 8 November 2021 the appointment of Mehmet Uvez as head of its Ankara office. Presented to the Turkish authorities during the visit to Turkey (7-9 November 2021) of EBRD President Odile Renaud-Basso, he will officially take up his post in January 2022.

A Turkish national, he holds an MBA in finance from the William E. Simon School of Business (University of Rochester, New York, USA) and an undergraduate degree in business from the Faculty of Political Science at Ankara University. Mehmet Uvez joined the EBRD in 2015 and until his appointment was Senior Inclusion Specialist in the Economic Inclusion and Gender Team. He has twenty years of experience in the public sector, international organisations and financial institutions.

Succeeding Baris Dincer - in post since May 2019, he is leaving the EBRD - Mehmet Uvez will manage the bank's operations for Turkey, as well as its partnership with the Turkish government and interactions with international financial institutions, diplomatic missions and civil society organisations based in the Turkish capital.


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