Erman Ereke has taken the reigns of IRU’s regional office in Istanbul, Turkey for the Black Sea region today.
With almost 14 years of road transport experience, and a solid understanding of IRU and its members in the region, Erman Ereke is in a unique position to drive IRU’s work around the Black Sea.
From today he leads IRU’s Permanent Delegation, its official representation office, in Istanbul where he will promote IRU’s regional activities concerning TIR & Transit, Advocacy, and Certification & Standards.
Erman Ereke has a diploma in Economics from Trakya University in Turkey. He also studied business administration and marketing in Chicago and has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Istanbul University.
This international education took Erman Ereke to IRU member UND, Turkey’s International Transporters Association, where he worked for 11 years leading projects on a wide range of issues including border crossing transactions, customs issues and road transport laws and regulations.
In October 2019, he joined IRU in Istanbul as a business development executive. Since then, he has steered IRU’s external relations with key partners in the region, with a particular focus on easing trade barriers, and advancing trade facilitation and the TIR system in particular.