Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Head of Strategy Development Department

Dr. Ayözen has been a member of the Türksat Board of Directors since July 2020. He continues to serve as the Head of Strategy Development in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, which he was appointed by the Presidential Decree published in the Resmi Gazete dated 06 July 2020.

Dr. Ayözen worked on several projects (e.g. the Istanbul Transportation Master Plan, Istanbul Logistics Master Plan and Istanbul Logistics Management System, Istanbul Heliport Master Plan, Traffic Safety Master Plan) during his career. He is still a member of the State Airports Authority (DHMI) Board of Directors.

Between 2008 and 2015, he worked as a control engineer, chief and assistant manager respectively in the Highway Projects, Rail System Projects and Transportation Master Plan units in the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB) Transportation Planning Directorate. He was appointed to the Directorate of Traffic in April 2015. He served as Head of Transportation Department, which he was appointed on 23 May 2016, until 25 July 2019. Between 2015 and 2019, he served as a board member and vice president of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Kiptaş A.Ş.. Between 19 September 2019 - 06 July 2020, he served as the Deputy Director General of General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMI).

He is a graduate of Sakarya University Civil Engineering Department. He earned a master's degree in Istanbul Technical University Transportation Engineering and a doctorate in Civil Engineering from Istanbul Aydın University.