Gürkan Akgün

He was born in Trabzon in 1984. He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Trabzon. He graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Department of City and Regional Planning in 2006. He completed his master's degree in Urban Planning Department of the same university. After working as a city planner in various companies, he started to work as a Bureau Officer in Planning and Urban Transformation Offices within the Planning and Project Directorate of Beylikdüzü Municipality in 2012. Since 2016, he has served as the Planning and Project Manager of Beylikdüzü Municipality. Akgün, who served on the Istanbul Branch and Headquarters administrative boards of the TMMOB Chamber of City Planners between 2012 and 2016, has many articles published in various books, magazines and newspapers on urban planning and policy. As of July 2019, he has been appointed as the Head of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Department of Reconstruction and Urbanization.