Erkut Emcioğlu was managing editor at TPQ from 2012 to 2014 and is currently an Editorial Advisor. After receiving his master’s degree at the University of Paris II - Panthéon–Assas in 1998, he spent seven years as a journalist and narrator at the Turkish Language Department within Radio France Internationale (RFI). Between 2004 and 2006, and in 2011, he carried out various researches on the social, economic, and legal aspects of EU-Turkey integration at the European Stability Initiative (ESI), a Berlin-based think-tank. Since 2007, he has been the legal adviser for international contracts for the OKAN Group in Turkey. He speaks English and French.