Mr. Zafer Korkulu is currently the Head of the Energy Transition Department at the Energy Market Regulatory Authority of Türkiye (EMRA). The newly created Energy Transition Department tackles issues such as electric vehicle charging services, digital transformation, R&D and innovation, complementary markets as well as alternative fuels. He began his career as an Assistant Energy Expert at EMRA in 2003 and worked in several departments and positions since then, focusing mainly on the regulation of the electricity and natural gas markets.
Zafer completed his undergraduate education in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Bilkent University and earned his master's degree in the Energy and Earth Resources program at the University of Texas at Austin. He is now pursuing his doctoral studies in the field of economics.