PROF. DR. AHMET KESİK ASELSAN MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Prof. Dr. Ahmet KESİK was born in 1965 in Karapınar, Konya. He graduated from Ankara University S.S.F. Economics Department in 1986. Between 1994 and 1996 he completed the graduate program of Economics in Western Illinois University in USA. He was rewarded with “Karen Courter Award” and “Outstanding Economics Graduate Paper” awards. He was qualified in “ABD National Dean’s List” for the 1995-1996 period. After completing the graduate education, he passed the exams of Governance of Illinois State, USA and has done his internships in Public Procurement Department with “Michael Curry” scholarship for 2 months and in State Governor Budget Office with “Dunn Fellowship” scholarship for 12 months. Following his education and internship abroad, he was assigned as Head of Department in Ministry of Finance General Directorate of Budget and Fiscal Control and in 2002 as the Budget and Fiscal Control Deputy General Director. Between the years 2006 and 2013 he worked as the Head of Strategy Development Unit in Ministry of Finance. Prof. Dr. Ahmet KESİK served as the Deputy General Director of Administrative Services of Ministry of Development between 2012 and 2014 who is a lecturer in Yıldırım Beyazıt University Faculty of Politics Public Finance Theory Department since March 22, 2013. He was elected as a Member of Board of Directors in the Ordinary General Assembly Meeting held on March 31, 2014.