Utku Cihan

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Head of Transportation Dep.

He was born in Artvin, Hopa in 1980. Following his secondary education, he graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Urban and Regional Planning in 2005. He completed his master’s degree at Bahçeşehir University, Department of Urban Systems and Transportation Management in 2013. He is still progressing towards his doctorate degree on “Sustainable Transportation” at İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Department of Urban Transformation. He started his career in 2004 by working at a private planning office. In 2008, he started to work at İzmir Metropolitan Municipality. He served as Urban Planner at General Directorate of ESHOT, and started to work at the Department of Transportation as Transportation Planning Supervisor in 2011. As of 26 November 2019, he started to work as the Transportation Planning Director under Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, while he had been working as the Branch Director of the Public Transportation Services under İzmir Metropolitan Municipality for the year before. On 23 December 2019, he was appointed by proxy to the Directorate of Public Transportation Services. Since 06 February 2020, he has been employed as the Head of Transportation Department.

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