Introduction > Deputy Minister (Mehmet ERSOY)
- 15 Eylül 2017 Cuma+-Yazdır
Mr. Ersoy was born in March 26, 1964 in Boyabat-Sinop. He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in the same county. He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences Public Management Department in 1986. He started his post as the Candidate District Governor in Kastamonu, in 1987. He received language and vocational education for one year in the UK during his candidateship.
He served respectively as the Acting District Governor in İzmir-Kemalpaşa and the District Governor of Balıkesir-İvrindi, Konya-Çeltik, Tunceli-Nazımiye. Also, he served as the Deputy Governor in Mardin and the District Governor in Denizli-Buldan, Adana-Kozan, İstanbul-Çatalca and Sarıyer. He was appointed as the Deputy Governor in Bolu for three months due to the Düzce Earthquake while he was the District Governor in Buldan. With the Decree of the Cabinet dated as December 22, 2008, he was appointed as the Governor of Yalova while he was serving as the District Governor of Sarıyer. He was appointed as the Head of Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) on January 02, 2010.
He was elected as the Deputy of Sinop from Justice and Development Party in the general parliamentary elections held in June 12, 2011. During his post, he was assigned as the Deputy Chairman of Local Administration in Justice and Development Party Headquarters. He was also a member and Vice Chairman for the Commission for Internal Affairs in the Turkish Grand National Assembly. He served as the member for Turkish Group of PAP and KEIPA. He was elected as the Chairman of the Commission for Internal Affairs in second legislative year of 24.period.
He was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Family and Social Policy by the trilateral decree dated 18.03.2016.
Afterwards, he was assigned as the Deputy Minister of Interior by the trilateral decree dated 21.06.2017. He was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Interior by the Presidential decree dated 07.08.2018 for the second time.
Mr. Ersoy is married and has two children. He has a good command of English.