Murat Ölmez is a Senior Urban Planner in WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities.

Prior to joining WRI, he worked as an urban planner in UCTEA Chamber of Urban Planners Istanbul Branch and editorial staff for Journal of Planning. He also worked for an urban planning company, prepared implementation plans, bicycle route plans in several areas in Istanbul.

Murat holds a B.S. in Urban and Regional Planning from Dokuz Eylül University and M.S. in Regional Planning from Istanbul Technical University.

Murat is interested in pottery and graphic design.