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Mustafa Sentop

Mustafa Şentop

Speaker Of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT)

Mustafa Şentop


He was born in 1968 in Tekirdağ province. He graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Law and took master's degree and PhD in field of Public Law in Marmara University.

He started to work in Marmara University, Faculty of Law as research assistant in 1993. He got PhD title in 2002, and became associate professor in 2005 and professor in 2011. Apart from Marmara University, he gave undergraduate and postgraduate lectures in various universities. He took several administrative functions in Marmara University. Beginning from university years, he functioned as writer and editor in various journals and was the member of editorial board of academic journals and editor of referred journals.

He served as the Chairman of Istanbul Branch of Economic and Social Research Center (ESAM). He was elected as the member of Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Central Decision-Making and Administrative Committee (CDAC) at the 4th and 5th Party Congresses. He served as Deputy Chairman of AK Party from 2012 to 2015.  

He was elected as Member of Parliament from Istanbul in 24th and 25th Legislative Terms. He served as Deputy Chairman of Committee on Constitution. Took in charge at Reconciliation Committee on Constitution as the representative of AK Party. He also served as Deputy Speaker of Grand National Assembly of Turkey in 27th legislative term.   

He was elected as the 29th Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) on February 24th, 2019.

He is fluent in English and Arabic.