Oğuz graduated from environmental engineering department at Middle East Technical University. In his freshman year he involved in European Students’ Forum (AEGEE) which changed his life by offering him chances to participate in several international youth programs with different focuses such as youth rights, democracy and environment. After he graduated from Study of United States Institutes - Global Environmental Issues that was held in Hawaii, Colorado and Washington D.C. as a scholar of Department of States, he launched Change for Climate (C4C) Project in Turkey. During this long term study, three different training modules with different target groups such as university students and municipalities have been designed and introduced in Turkey’s climate sector via small grant programs such as UNDP/ GEF/ SGP, East-West Center, SIDA and U.S. Mission Abroad. Thanks to his efforts through C4C Project, he was appointed as one of the eight World Climate Simulation Program Ambassadors in world by Climate Interactive. He also facilitated the side events namely as Addressing Climate Change as a Social Issue at UNFCCC 24th Conference of Parties (COP 24) in Katowice; Future of Voluntary Carbon Market and Emission Trading System under at COP 25 Turkey Pavilion. In his current professional way, he focuses on carbon abatement projects, carbon markets (ETS, Carbon Tax, VER Carbon Projects and Trading). In the period he works for a local carbon consulting company, he has been involved World Bank’s Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Project Turkey as one of the local coordinators of the project. In September 2019, his paper titled Macroeconomic Approach to Climate Crisis has been published by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization Turkey. Recently he is a part of world’s largest carbon consulting company EnKing International as Carbon Manager Turkey & Middle East.
Amateur musician, plays Anatolian & Mesopotamian folk sings.
Huge fan of Lord of the
Loves politics (especially
What I believe in
" We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors; We borrow it from our Children "
- (Native American Proverb)
What others say
" The industry participating in PMR Turkey Project has been calling him as "
" Carbon Killer".