Assoc. Prof. Abdulkadir BEKTAŞ, completed his primary, secondary, and high school education in his hometown, İzmir. He completed his university education at İhsan Doğramacı Bilkent University, Department of Industrial Engineering with a scholarship. After completing his master's degree at Gazi University, Department of Industrial Engineering, he completed his doctorate in the same university with a major in Energy Systems Engineering Department. He received the title of Associate Professor in the field of "Energy Systems Engineering" by the Interuniversities Board on February 28, 2023.
He worked as Project Manager and Total Quality Manager at Aycell Communications and Marketing Company, Strategy and Planning Manager at Kaya Telekom A.Ş., ERP System Manager, and Assistant General Manager at Comtech Telekomünikasyon A.Ş.
During his public service, which started at the Turkish Statistical Institute in January 2006, he worked as a TUIK Expert, Industry Department Team Manager, Environmental Accounts Group Officer, and Environment and Climate Department at the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources.
As of January 14, 2022, he took office as the Vice President of the Climate Change Department.
BEKTAŞ, who has many scientific articles and papers published in national and international fields on renewable energy, environment, and climate change, teaches as a part-time guest lecturer at the Turkish Aeronautical Association and Gazi Universities.
He has been working as a Senior Expert (ERT) in the Agriculture and Energy Sectors of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) since 2014.
His main areas of expertise include national greenhouse gas inventories, climate change, climate change negotiations, climate policy analysis, strategic project planning, and energy efficiency.