LEADING CANDIDATE: Haluk Yildiz
Haluk Yildiz – activist, academic and German politician committed to diversity and justice in Europe!
Haluk Yildiz is a German politician. He has been the national chairman of the Alliance for Innovation & Justice (BIG) since 2010 . Mr. Yildiz has also been a City Councilor in Bonn City Council since 2009.
Yildiz graduated from high school in Turkey and completed a German studies / teacher training course in Istanbul. Between 1993 and 1997 Yildiz studied business administration in Bonn. Subsequently, Mr. Yildiz studied Comparative Religious Studies at the University of Bonn (1999-2003).
Professionally Mr. Yildiz was Managing Director of the tour operator Agena Tours, representative of Tekstilbank AG and deputy CEO of a German-Turkish airline. Since 2000, Mr. Yildiz has been a management consultant with a focus on strategy and project management.
In addition, Mr. Yildiz has held a number of voluntary positions.. He was co-founder and spokesperson of the working group “Muchri” – Muslims and Christians in the north of Bonn. Mr. Yildiz was also co-founder, and for many years spokesperson of the Council of Muslims in Bonn.