Prof. Dr. Gülnur AYBET
Member of the Audit Board
Prof. Dr. Gülnur AYBET is the Senior Advisor to the President of the Republic of Turkey and is the member of Security and Foreign Policies Board. She worked at Yıldız Technical University on the field of International Relations as professor for the period
from 2017 to 2019 in Turkey; she was the head of Department of Political Science and International Relations and founding director of BAUCESS Security Surveys Center, Bahçeşehir University for the years from 2014 to 2016; and she came from England in 2013 and founded the Department of International Relations at İstanbul Özyeğin University. Gülnur Aybet, who held an academic post at the International Relations and Political Science Department of the University of Kent, England in the years from 2001 to 2013, Founded and managed the first Master's Degree Program on the field of International Security at the University of Kent. Besides, she worked as academician at the University of Nottingham in England and Bilkent University in Turkey. Fields of specialization/majoring: Covers the international security, Transatlantic Relations and post-war state and security structuring within scope of NATO and EU. Prof Prof. Aybet got her BA degree (BA Hons Economics and Public Administration) from Royal Holloway College, London University/ UK, Master's Degree (MSc. International Relations) from the Southampton University, her second Master's Degree (M.Phil. War Sciences) from the King's College London University and likewise got her doctorate degree (International Relations) from Nottingham University in the UK . Prof. Dr. Gülnur Aybet, who worked as director of many research projects for NATO, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the British Academy and TÜBİTAK (Scientific & Technical Research Association of Turkey), served as a visiting research fellow at international academic institutions such as Oxford University St Antony's College, Johns Hopkins University, Woodrow Wilson Center. At present Prof. Dr. Gülnur Aybet has been lecturing at the University of National Defense as the visiting lecturer. She provided consultancy services on the international security issues to international organizations such as NATO, EU, and to many government establishments as well, and has become well known and renowned by making analyses to international media on current issues. Prof. Dr. Aybet has been serving as the Member of the Audit Board of our Bank since March 2019.