Dr. Ege YildirimUrban Planner International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)Turkey
Dr. A. Ege Yildirim is an urban planner specializing in heritage conservation and management with over 20 years’ experience working in Turkey and internationally. She was a Fulbright Scholar at Pratt Institute, New York City in 2006-07 and a J.M. Kaplan Senior Fellow for Archaeological Heritage Management in the Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations of Koç University in 2013-14.
She is currently the ICOMOS Focal Point for the Sustainable Development Goals, a member of ISoCaRP and board members of ICOMOS Turkey and Europa Nostra Turkey. Based in Istanbul since 2013, she is an independent consultant and part-time academic lecturer. Since 2015, she has been Heritage Site Manager of the Historic Guild Town of Mudurnu, a UNESCO World Heritage candidate.