Turkish Embassy in London

Ambassador's Biography

Ambassador Abdurrahman Bilgiç was born in 1963 in Adıyaman. He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Science, Department of International Relations in 1985.

Ambassador Bilgiç entered the Foreign Service in 1986. He served in the Turkish Embassies in Tripoli and Canberra and in the Turkish Consulate in Deventer. He acted as Director General at the Directorate General for Press and Information of the Prime Ministry between 2003 and 2005. He was Consul General in Munich at the Turkish Consulate General in Munich between 2005 and 2007. He has also worked in different political departments in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He was promoted to the rank of Ambassador in 2011 and served as Ambassador of Turkey to Japan.

Between 2011 and 2014, Ambassador Bilgiç held the position of Deputy Undersecretary in the Prime Ministry.

On 1 July 2014 he became the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Ambassador Bilgiç is married and is the father of two children. He speaks English.