President, ITS Turkey

Erol Yanar did his primary, secondary and high school education in Ankara.

After his bachelor’s degree in international relations at Gazi University, he completed his master’s degree in Public Administration at the same university.

After starting his working life in 1983 as assistant specialist of PTT General Directorate, Mr. Yanar continued as head of Human Resources at Türk Telekom until 2006.

After serving as the head of the Department of internal control at the Department of Strategy Development at the Department of Transportation, Mr. Yanar has been the head of strategy development since August 2011.

Mr. Yanar is currently the chairman of the Intelligent Transportation System Association of Turkey.