Embassy of Turkey in Cairo

Current Head of Mission Chargé d'affaires ad interim's Biography

 

BIOGRAPHY

MINISTER- COUNSELOR ALİ RIZA GÜNEY

CHARGÉ D’AFFAIRES OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY IN CAIRO

 

-        Mr. Ali Rıza Güney, is a graduate of Atatürk Anadolu Lisesi in Ankara.

-        Obtained his BA Degree in International Relations at the Middle East Technical University.

-        He started his postgraduate studies at Bilkent University, where he completed the MA Programme in Political Science, and then, further continued his academic work to receive an Advanced Diploma in International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Centre by the Jean Monnet scholarship of the European Union.

-        Mr. Güney joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey in the last quarter of 1996.

-        He served at:

  • The Turkish Embassy in Riyadh between 1999-2002
  • Turkish Consulate General in Karlsruhe 2002-2004
  • Turkish Consulate General in Jerusalem between 2005-2009 as DCM

-        Mr. Güney assumed duties at the Headquarters at:

  • The Deputy Directorate-General for the Overseas Promotion of Turkey (1997-1999)
  • The Deputy Directorate-General for the Americas (2004-2005).

-        He was entrusted with the Head of the Middle East Department position between 2009 - 2011

-        Mr. Güney served as the Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Toronto between 2011-2015.

-        He was appointed as the Chargé d’Affaires of the Republic of Turkey in Cairo in September 2015.

-        Born in Ankara in 1971, Mr. Güney is married with one child.