Uğur Yasin ASAL is PhD candidate at Istanbul University, Department of Political Science and International Relations and Scholar as an assistant to Rector of Istanbul Commerce University. He is also deputy member of DUPA (Research and Project Development Academy at Istanbul Commerce University, National Advisory Partner of G-20 and Think 20) as well. He is the head of Research and Publication Commission at TOBB (The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey) Istanbul Young Entrepreneurs Assembly. He has several scientific publications such as articles and book parts regarding to international relations, political systems, security and strategic studies. He has organized and affiliated numerous national and international theoretical and executive projects. His fields of research interests are mainly international security, strategy, global governance, prosperity and international political economy. He is an executive board member of Strategic Planning Society Turkey and member of Council of International Relations.