Mithat Rende

Board Member of TSKB-Industrial Development Bank of Turkey


Mithat Rende is the former Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Turkey to the OECD. He also served as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the OECD. Prior to his appointment, Ambassador Rende held the position of Director General for Multilateral Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. While in Ankara he also assumed the positions of Turkey's Chief Climate Change Negotiator, Chairman of the Trade and Transit Group of the Energy Charter, the Turkish Point of Contact to the UN Panel on the Humanitarian Aid Convoy Incident and member of the Turkish Nuclear Energy Commission. Mr. Rende was appointed as Turkey’s Ambassador to Doha-Qatar between 2007-2009. Earlier in his career, he served at Turkey’s missions to NATO(Brussels) and the OSCE(Vienna) and at the Turkish Embassies in Damascus, Rome, Sofia and London Ambassador Rende is board member of TSKB-Industrial Development Bank of Turkey