Nazım Ekren

Nazım Ekren (born December 4, 1956 in Istanbul) was a Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey[1] responsible for economic affairs.

Nazım Ekren
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
August 28, 2007 – May 1, 2009
Prime MinisterRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded byAbdüllatif Şener, Abdullah Gül, Mehmet Ali Şahin
Succeeded byAli Babacan
Personal details
Born (1956-12-04) December 4, 1956 (age 64)
Istanbul, Turkey
NationalityTurkish
Political partyJustice and Development Party (AKP)
EducationEconomics
Alma materBursa Academy of Economics and Finance, Uludağ University
ProfessionAcademician, politician

Political careerEdit

He was appointed to his position in August 2007, succeeding Abdüllatif Şener. Ekren is a former professor of banking and international finance.

Ekren graduated in economics from the Bursa Academy of Economics and Finance (Iktisadi ve Ticari Ilimler Akdemisi), and then received a Masters degree and PhD from Uludağ University in Bursa, going on to a career as an academic in the field of economics at Marmara University in Istanbul.

Ekren was a founding member of Tayyip Erdoğan's Justice and Development Party (AKP). He was elected to the parliament in 2007 as deputy of Istanbul Province.

Nazım Ekren was appointed Deputy Prime Minister, responsible for coordinating economic affairs and for the management of:

Ekren was also responsible for relations with:

  • the state-owned banks: Ziraat Bank, Halk Bankası, Türkiye Kalkınma Bankası, and Financial Markets Board (SPK).
  • Board of Banking Control and Inspection
  • Saving Deposit Insurance Fund (TMSF)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kirton, John J. G20 Governance for a Globalized World. Routledge. p. 239. ISBN 978-1-317-13111-3.

External linksEdit

Political offices
Preceded by
Abdüllatif Şener
Abdullah Gül
Mehmet Ali Şahin
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
with Cemil Çiçek and Hayati Yazıcı

August 28, 2007–May 1, 2009
Succeeded by
Ali Babacan