Prof Dr Sabri TEKİR, (born in Ödemiş in 1951). He worked as a Research Assistant at the Aegean University Faculty of Economic and Commercial Sciences, Department of Economics and London University Political Economy Department. He was a visiting professor at the George Mason University Public Choice Research Institute in the USA. He served as a lecturer and Rector’s consultant at Hoca Ahmet Yesevi University in Kazakhstan, and as a lecturer and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics at Girne American University in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. He acted as the head of Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Finance, head of the Department of Finance Theory, founder president of Salihli Vocational School, founder rector of Tbilisi International Black Sea University, 20th period PM of Izmir and the State Ministry in charge of Economy. During this period, he worked as a member of the Parliament’s Planning and Budget Commission, member and spokesman of the Foreign Affairs Commission, a Turkish Group member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and a Turkish Group member of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Izmir University for two terms. He is currently the president of the KAF-DAV Science Board. He works in ESAM Management. Prof Dr Sabri TEKİR has many books and articles published. He is married and has 3 children. He speaks English and Arabic languages.