Deputy Minister Nuh Yılmaz

Place and date of birth: İstanbul, 1974

Marital Status: Married, father of two children

Languages: English

Inauguration Date: 20 May 2024

Professional Career:

May 2024-

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Türkiye

August 2023-May 2024

Chairman of Center for Strategic Research (SAM), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Türkiye

June 2023-May 2024

Chief Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Türkiye

August 2013-June 2023

National Intelligence Organization

January 2013- August 2013

Producer, Briefing Room Program-24TV

January 2012- August 2013

Lecturer, Marmara University

September 2012- August 2013

Foreign News Director, Star Newspaper

September 2012-June 2013

Visiting Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)

August 2011- February 2012

Head of Quality Assurance, Al Jazeera Turk

December 2008 - July 2011

Director, SETA Foundation, Washington, D.C.

June 2010 - July 2011

Representative, ATV, Washington, D.C.

September 2009 - May 2010

Representative, CNN Türk, Washington, D.C.

September 2007 – June 2008

Adjunct Professor, George Mason University

November 2006 - December 2008

Representative, STAR & 24, Washington, D.C.


Teaching Assistant, George Mason University


Teaching Assistant, Trent University


Teaching Assistant, Bilkent University

Academic background:

Doctoral Degree

Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Sociology (2013-2016)

Doctoral Degree [candidate]

George Mason University, Cultural Studies (2003-2015)

Master’s Degree

Bilkent University, Graphic Design (2001)

Master’s Degree

Trent University, Theory, Culture, and Politics (2001-2003) [not completed]

Bachelor’s Degree

Middle East Technical University, Sociology (1999)

Bachelor’s Degree

Marmara University, Political Science (French) (1994) [not completed]

Senior Course

NATO Defense College, Senior Course, Rome-Italy (2019-2020)

Language Education

Qasid Arabic Institute, Arabic Language Education, Amman-Jordan (2018)

Certificate Program

Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, “Reading, Innovating and Negotiating: Critical Skills for Public Sector Executives”, Cambridge-USA

Certificate Program

Georgetown University, Center for Public and Non-Profit Leadership, “Non-Profit Executive Management Certificate”, Washington-USA


*The Discourse on the Prohibition of Painting in Islam, Doğan Publishing, 2017

*History, Politics and Foreign Policy in Turkey, SETA, 2011 (Editor)

Social Media

Twitter @nuhyilmaz