Elif Selen Ay

Head of Istanbul Field Office, UNHCR

Elif Selen Ay, graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law in 2000. She pursued her LLM degree on International Human Rights Law in Essex University in the United Kingdom. Her dissertation subject was on extradition of refugees. She worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey for 3 years as a legal expert. For the last 16 years, she worked as the national and international officer in different offices of UNHCR. She continues her assignment in UNHCR Istanbul Field Office as the Head of Office.