Murat Özdemir


Turkey Europe Future Forum

Period of the Fellowship


Project title

Neighbourhood in Transition

Project description

Murat Özdemir is part of a network of young Turkish and European leaders from all sectors who come together once a year to engage in intensive dialogue and to share views and ideas about topical social issues. The Turkey Europe Future Forum takes place alternately in Turkey and Germany, as well as in other European countries.


Business Administration, Trade

Short biography

Murat Özdemir works as the Head of Customs and Foreign Trade for the German Retail Trade Association. During his professional career, Murat has worked in various countries and different sectors within the consumer goods industry. He gained expertise project management, controlling and customs, in particular in EU-Turkey transport. He also is the co-founder and shareholder of Senecalis GmbH and the Institute for Practical Language Teaching and Language Application (LEPRASS).  Murat Özdemir studied Business Administration at the Universities of Göttingen, UCLA and the Institut de Gestion de Rennes.