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Ahmet ERDEM

Deputy Minister of Family, Labour and Social Services


Assumed office on: July 25, 2018

Ahmet ERDEM was born in 1956 in Tokat, where he had his primary, secondary and high school education. He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in Ankara. Mr. ERDEM started his career at the Ministry of Labour and Social Security in 1975 and has served in the Ministry at various positions since then.

As the Secretary General of the Higher Board of Arbitration of the Ministry, he worked on settling collective agreement disputes between trade unions and employers. Later on, he worked as an Adviser to the Minister.

Mr. ERDEM served as Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry in the periods of 1996-1997 and 2003-2007 where he was responsible for the activities of the Directorate General of Labour, the Directorate General of Occupational Health and Safety and the Department of Human Resources.

Mr. ERDEM was appointed successively as the Undersecretary of the Ministry in 2007 and as Adviser to the Prime Minister in 2009. In his capacity as the Adviser to the Prime Minister, he was responsible for the issues related to employment, social dialogue and labour markets. In 2014, he was reappointed as the Undersecretary of the Ministry for a second term.

Mr. ERDEM has also served as the Minister of Labour and Social Security of the 63rd Government of the Republic of Turkey from 28 August 2015 to 24 November 2015. While serving as the Undersecretary of the Ministry since then, Mr. ERDEM was appointed as Deputy Minister of Family, Labour and Social Services by a Presidential Decree dated 25 July 2018.

Ahmet ERDEM has a command of English and Arabic at intermediate level. He is married with two children.


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Dr. Adnan ERTEM

Deputy Minister of Family, Labour and Social Services


Assumed office on: December 26, 2019

Dr. Adnan ERTEM was born in Mercan, Erzincan, in 1965. He has attended primary school in Erzincan, secondary and high school in Erzurum. In 1987, he graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of Public Administration. In the same year, he started his Master's Degree in Istanbul University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science. He completed his Master's Degree in 1990 with the thesis titled “Implementations Related to Foundations in the Early Years of the Republic.” Within the same year, Dr. ERTEM started his PhD at Istanbul University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Social Structure and Social Change. In 1997, he completed his PhD with a thesis on “Foundations in terms of Social Cohesion in the Ottoman Empire and the Republican Era”. Dr. ERTEM conducted all of his academic studies on foundations. He has expertise and studies especially on the regulations to be made in foundation legislation and community foundations.

Dr. ERTEM started his career as an Assistant Inspector at the General Directorate of Foundations in 1988. He was appointed as Inspector in 1991 and as Chief Inspector in 2002. Between 2002-2007, he worked as Director of the Istanbul Regional Directorate of Foundations. He was appointed as Deputy Undersecretary of the Prime Ministry in November 2007. Between October 14, 2010 and December 26, 2019, he served as the General Director of the Directorate General of Foundations.

He was appointed as the Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services in December 2019.

Dr. Adnan ERTEM speaks English. He is married and has two children.


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Dr. Mehmet Selim BAĞLI

Deputy Minister of Family, Labour and Social Services


Assumed office on: December 26, 2019

Dr. Mehmet Selim BAĞLI was born in 1975 in Şanlıurfa.

After graduating from Gazi University Department of Public Administration, he completed his Master's and PhD Degree in Public Economics at Ankara University.

He began his career in 1999 by entering the Ministry of Finance as Accounting Specialist later becoming Auditor at the Prime Ministry Supreme Auditing Board in 2000. Afterwards, he served as Internal Auditor at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) between 2007 and 2013. In 2013, he became the Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security. Between 2014 and 2015 he gave courses in Public Finance at Public Administration Institute for Turkey and the Middle East (TODAİE).

Dr. Mehmet Selim BAĞLI was appointed as the President of Social Security Institution on 18 December 2015.

He was appointed as Deputy Minister of Family, Labour and Social Services by a Presidential Decree dated 26 December 2019.

Mr. BAĞLI speaks English and Arabic. He is married and has four children.