Academician, Journalist

cUluc İçöz joined the Turkish Treasury in 1997, where he currently is the head of private pensions. Until 2001, he worked as part of the insurance supervision unit from 1997 to 2001, where his area of responsibility was mostly life insurance supervision with some work concerning non-life insurance. He joined the private pensions team in 2003, where he leaded several key projects including the recent reform concerning transition to the state matching contribution system and reduction of cost&fees. İçöz has several national and international roles. He is a member of the board of directors of the Pension Monitoring Center, a member of the Bureau of the OECD Working Party on Private Pensions, and member of the executive committee of the IOPS. He holds a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from Hacettepe University as well as an M.S. Degree in Risk Management&Insurance from Georgia State University where he was granted the 2003 Graduate Student of the Year Award. His academic work includes papers presented in National and International Statistics Congresses concerning insurance derivates, motor-insurance reserving models, and insolvency put options.