Senol Yilmaz completed his diploma studies in Business Law in Germany and the UK and holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the Maxwell School and the Syracuse University, USA. He did study and research stays in Israel and Singapore. In his research, he focused especially on the fight against terrorism and security politics. He gathered first professional experience in London, Berlin, Stuttgart and Tokio. Since 2011 Senol Yilmaz works as an Associate Research Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapur.