Av. Bülent ÖNDER
Bülent ÖNDER has graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law in year 1986 and began his career in 1987 as Assistant Inspector and continued respectively as Inspector, Chief Inspector and finally as Head of Inspection Department at Turkish Radio and Television Corporation.
He completed his post graduate degree on Radio and Television at International Academy of Braodcasting, in Montreux, Switzerland in year 1999 with First Class Honours Degree. His post graduate thesis entitled “Personnel Management Process in Public Service Broadcasting Organizations and A Model Recommendation for Turkish Radio-Television Organization (TRT)” was translated into Turkish and published as a book in year 2000. He is co-author of the Handbook for Managers (TRT Publication, 2002).
He took an active role in the reorganization projects of Turkish Radio and Television Corporation and made contribution to the preparation of legislation relating to broadcasting.
Between 2011 and 2012, he coordinated the Project named “Matching Lines”, 6 episodes television documentary produced by the TRT, with the support of the EU.
He is currently a PhD Student at University of Westminster, London, (Media, Art and Design) and researching on “Editorial Independence and Accountability of the TRT” for his thesis.
He has been working as an expert for courts in the fields of IP Law and Media Law since 2011. He is also specialised in administrative law, EU projects, auditing and IP valuation.
He holds various proficiency certificates issued by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in the fields of copyright, related rights, collective management of copyright and related rights, trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications, Patents, IP Management, Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks.
He is a part-time lecturer at Atılım University for Legal English and Media Law.
As an EU project expert, he wrote and coordinated many EU projects. He is currently providing service as Quality Assurance and Compliance Consultant for TANAP, Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project.
He is actively participating various national and international events organised in connection with public broadcasting; public broadcasting and its reorganization; public broadcasting and copyrights; internal auditing and has many publications and articles in the related fields.
Bülent ÖNDER speaks English fluently, and is intermediate in French and German. He speaks Turkish natively.
-Ankara Bar Association
-Vice President of MAKİ, Association on Media Research and Cultural Communication
-Member of the Steering Committee of European Broadcasting Union’s Internal Audit Group (2007-2013, 2015-2016)