Utku Cihan

Head, Transportation Department, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Utku Cihan received his BSc degree from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning in 2005 and his MSc degree in Urban Systems and Transportation Management Program in 2013. He still continues his PhD education in the area of Sustainable Transport.

Utku Cihan worked in the Transportation Department of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality from 2008 to 2019, and served as the Transportation Planning Chief and Public Transportation Services Manager. In 2019 he was appointed as the Manager of Transportation Planning in Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and has been working as the Head of Transportation Department in Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality since February 2020. Additionally, he is a board member of Pedestrian Association and founder member of Cycling for Transport Association in Turkey.