New President of the Turkish Court of Accounts

New President of the Turkish Court of Accounts


Mr. Seyit Ahmet Baş was appointed as the President of Turkish Court of Accounts on June 23, 2016 in the 106th session of the Turkish Grand National Assembly for a term of five years. He graduated from the Department of Public Administration at Istanbul University in 1989. He got his Master’s Degree in Finance at Boston University in the USA between the years of 2001-2003. He served in the Ministry of Finance as Tax Inspector between 1991-2003, as a Head of Department at the Revenue Administration between 2003-2005, as an Advisor to the Minister at the Ministry of Finance between 2005-2006, as a Founding General Director at the General Directorate of Revenue Policies between 2006-2010 and as a Deputy Under Secretary at the Ministry of Finance between 2010-2011. He acted as the co-Chairman of the Taxes and Incentives Committee of Investment Environment Improvement Coordination Council between 2006–2010, as a member of the Coordination Council and as the Chairman of the Taxes Committee of the İstanbul International Finance Center Project between 2010 – 2011. He worked as the Chairman of the Technical Delegation of Turkey within the framework of the aid program for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus between 2010 – 2011. He worked as the founding Chairman of the Public Oversight, Accounting and Auditing Standards Authority between 2011-2015. He was working as the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Finance as of 29.08.2015, when he was elected as the President of the Turkish Court of Accounts. He speaks English and Arabic.





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