Yetkin Özer, born in 1985 in Samsun, has acquired his bachelor degree in 2009 from Political Science and International Department at Boğaziçi University, Turkey, and his master degree in 2015 from International Political Economy Department at the University of Warwick, the UK with the EU Jean Monnet Scholarship. Mr Ozer, worked as a management trainee at headquarters of Yapı Kredi Insurance Co. for one year, has commenced his duty at Trakya Development Agency as a planning specialist in 2011. By 2016, he has been appointed as the head of PR, Promotion and Cooperation Unit at the Agency. Mr. Ozer is the board member of Young Tourism Association since 2008 when it was founded by a group of university students. He has significant experience on international politics, tourism economics and destination marketing.