Ömer AKYÜREK was born in Ankara in 1977. He graduated from Yıldız Technical University, Department of Electrical Engineering in 2001 and immediately started his career as a project engineer at AES Alternative Energy Systems Company, which has applied in the field of renewable energy. In 2006, he continued his career as a consultant in the energy strategies department of the Netherlands based Ecofys Company. In 2007, he worked as a project manager in the development and execution of carbon reduction projects in OneCarbon, a subsidiary company of Ecofys. In October 2009, he founded OakDanışmanlık, which operates in the field of project development and commercialization of emission reductions in the voluntary and compliance carbon credit markets. Until 2019, he provided consultancy services to leading industry, domestic and foreign institutions such as Gold Standard, Orbeo, Rina, Zorlu Enerji, Demirer Holding, Polat Enerji, ITC Invest and Trading, Ado Enerji, Ortadoğu Enerji. From 2016 until today, he continues to serve and contribute as a Project Manager in the smart city applications, including Ufuk 2020 projects REMOURBAN, CITIFIED, MAKING CITY, MAtchUP, at Demir Enerji Danışmanlık.