Last name : Eken

First name : Aykut Mehmet

Date of birth : September 9, 1947 in Istanbul, Turkey

Nationality : Turkish / Belgium

Education : Master Degree in Town Planning at L’ Université Libre de Bruxelles,

Belgium (1975-1977)

Degree and License in Architecture at Istanbul Devlet Muhendislik ve Mimarlik Akademisi, Turkey (1967-1971)

Lycée de Galatasaray Istanbul, Turkey (1958-1967)


Marital status : Married to Gonul Eken, Honorary Consul of St. Kitts and Nevis to Turkey

Family Status : Father of two children and five grand children

Daughter/Esra Eken Krause (1975),

Lawyer at AGI (Analytical Graphics Inc) in USA

Attended Georgetown University (B.A) and

California Western School of Law (J.D.),

Lives in USA

Son /Tolga Eken (1978), Commercial Manager at

Beta International S.A.

Attended American University in Washington D.C.(BS. and MS),

Lives in Belgium & Istanbul

Hobbies : Travelling, collectible paintings, collectible inkwells, business, antique cars, painting, gravures of Istanbul and books


Home addresses :

  • Istanbul, Köybaşı Caddesi 193, Pınar Apt, Yenikoy ,Turkey

  • Brussels, 8 Rue Emile de Mot, 1050 Belgium

  • Luxemburg, 4.rue Charles IV L-1309 Belair, Residance Anemone

  • USA, 1 Highfiled Lane, Rutherford NJ 0707

Office addresses:

Beta International s.a.

Avenue de Tervuren 246, Brussels, Belgium

Phone : +32 (2)7629095 Fax+32(2) 762 8667

e-mail web

AMK International G.S.A. of PEGASUS Airlines

Rr. Lidhja e Pejes. Q.T. Perparimi. Nr. 45 Pristine – Kosovo  

  Phone: 00381 385 02 052/00381 382 47 693/695 Fax:00381 385 02 053

KAM International Shpk

Boulevard Gjergj Fishta , Nd.28, Hyrja 12, Zyra 16, Tirana, Albania


Betinoks Paslanmaz Celik Sanayi ve Dis Ticaret A.S.

Gülbahar Mah. Altan Erbulak Sok. Eken Apt. No:8 Kat:4

Mecidiyeköy, Istanbul

Phone: (+90) 212-5490700 Fax: (+90) 212-5490710

e-mail: web:

DEPOM Depolama Lojistik Hizmetleri Ltd. Şti.

Phone: (+90) 212-5490084 Fax: (+90) 212-5493352

İkitelli Organize Sanayi Bölgesi Turgut Ozal C. 18, Ikitelli

34306 Başakşehir Istanbul- Turkey

e-mail: web:

Kontuar Turizm Travel Agency founded in 1954

Cumhuriyet Cad. No:175/A, Harbiye, Istanbul Turkey

Phone : +90(212) 2964680 Fax : +90(212)2967648-49

e-mail : web :


Orris Technologies A.S.

Gülbahar Mah. Altan Erbulak Sok. No:8 Mecidiyeköy,Istanbul

Phone:(+90) 212-5490700 Fax: (+90) 212-5490710

e-mail: web:



-Brevet given by His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium-

Officier de l’Ordre de la Couronne (2004)

– Eminent Services Plaque presented by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey

Ministry of Foreign Affairs High Merit Shield (July 3rd 2009)

– Awarded Gusi Peace Prize 2011 by Hon. Barry Gusi in Manila Philippines

– Brevet given by His Majesty Le Roi PHILIPPE and presented by Belgian Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, Mr. Pieter De Crem

Commandeur de l’Ordre de la Couronne (2015)

-Titled of Honorary Ph.D. in International Relations (2018)

Current Position:

-Honorary Consul General of Jamaica to Turkey

-Honorary Consul of St. Kitts and Nevis to Belgium

-President of F.I.C.A.C,(Federation Internationale Des Corps et Associations Consulairies Aisbl)

(World Federation of Consuls)

-Responsibilities in DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board)

*Former Coordinating Chairman of Turkish-Americas Business Councils

-Former President of the Commercial Association of Turkey-Belgium-Luxemburg in Turkey

– The High Advisory Council Member of Turkey-Belgium-Luxemburg Chamber of Commerce

-President of the Caribbean and Latin American Trade Association in Turkey

– Chairman/Bahçeşehir University, American Studies Center, Latin America Project Advisory Board,