Yavuz Suat Bengür graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Communication-Microwave group in 1981, and started to work as an R&D engineer at ASELSAN in the same year. Mr. Bengür completed his master’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Middle East Technical University in 1985. He took multiple roles at ASELSAN between 1992-2017 respectively as Communications Electronic Warfare System Engineering Manager, Defense Programs Business Development Manager, Naval Combat Systems Program Director, Naval Systems Program Director, founding President of Transportation, Security, Traffic/Automation and Energy (UGES) Sector Presidency, and Deputy General Manager.
Mr. Bengür designed and managed numerous projects at ASELSAN such as Voice Safety Device, Electronic Countermeasure Systems of Frequency Hopping Radios, Data Terminals, Shortcut Listening Systems, Border Surveillance/Control Systems Tank Fire Control Systems, Naval Combat Systems, Torpedo Countermeasure Systems Underwater Acoustics Systems, Rail Transportation Systems, Electric Vehicle Platforms, He had also designed and managed the projects of Facility-City Security Systems, Energy Management, Renewable Energy Systems, Health Systems.
During the period of October 2017-July 2018, Mr. Bengür assumed duties as ASELSAN’s Board of Directors Consultant and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of the "ASELSAN Middle East-AME" company in Jordan. He retired from ASELSAN in July 2018. Then he served on the Board of Directors of the Turkish Electronics Industrialists Association (TESID) in the 2016-2018 period. Mr. Bengür still works as the General Secretary of TESID and works as a part-time lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering at Çankaya University. He is married and has two children. He speaks English.