Ali Babacan

1989, BSc in Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey; 1992, MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University; Fulbright Scholarship. 1992-94, Associate, QRM, Chicago; 1994, chairman of family business; Founding Member and Board Member, Justice and Development Party, AK Party; 2002 and 2007, elected Member of Parliament; 2002-07, Minister of Economy; 2005-09, Minister of EU Affairs; 2007-09, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Since 2009, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs of Turkey.