Mayor, Avcılar Municipality
Turan Hançerli was born in 1975 in Tokat. He received his undergraduate degree from Istanbul University, Faculty of Law in 1999 and his Master's degree in Economic Law from Bilgi University in 2011. He is a trademark and patent attorney and actively works as a lawyer. He had an accident in 1993, became 95% disabled and uses two arm prostheses. He speaks English and intermediate German. In 2014 Local Elections, he was elected as Avcılar Municipality Council Member from the Republican People's Party. He also served as the Chairman of the Law Commission, Disabled and Environment Commissions. He was elected as the mayor of Avcılar in the 2019 local elections.