Before joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1993, he was professional interpreter/translator and tourist guide for seven years.
He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1993 and worked at the Department for International Organizations (Aviation and Maritime Affairs) until 1995. He did his military service in 1994 at the Turkish Air Force. From 1995 to 1997 he was Deputy Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Between 1997-2000 he served as Third and Second Secretary at the Turkish Delegation to NATO/Brussels, where he covered a number of files including peacekeeping operations and civil emergency planning.
Between 2000-2002 he was First Secretary and Deputy Head of Mission of the Turkish Embassy in Kyiv/Ukraine.
Between 2002-2004 he served at the Office of the President of the Republic of Turkey as foreign policy advisor.
Between 2004-2008 he joined the NATO International Staff in Brussels, Political Affairs and Security Policy Division, where he was responsible for relations with the Russian Federation and Ukraine.
In 2008 he returned to the MFA as Head of the Aviation Department. During this period, Turkey has finalized a record number of Air Services Agreements with other countries (including with international organizations such as the African Union and the EU).
In 2010, he was appointed Minister-Counsellor and Deputy Permanent Representative to the Turkish Delegation to World Trade Organisation, UNCTAD and WIPO in Geneva. He was the Chairperson of the Working Party on Domestic Regulation in 2013.
Between 2014-2018 he was Deputy Director General for the Balkans and Central Europe at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He is Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Kampala, Uganda, since December 2018.
Mr. Alp has a bachelor degree on International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Ankara. He speaks French, English, Italian (fluent) and Spanish (working level). He likes to practice motor and water sports. He is married with two children.
Monday - Friday
09.00 - 12.30 / 14.00 - 17.00
|3/8/2021||3/8/2021||International Women's Day|
|4/23/2021||4/23/2021||National Sovereignty and Children's Day|
|7/15/2021||7/15/2021||Democracy and National Unity Day|
|10/8/2021||10/8/2021||Independence Day (9 October)|
|10/29/2021||10/29/2021||National Day of the Republic of Turkey|