Bedriye Cicioğlu, born in Ankara at 1977, has the degree of bachelor of science from Gazi University, Department of Industrial Engineering. In 2001 she has her master’s degree of Economics from Bilkent University. Besides, she has attended NATO Defence College Senior Course at 2012. As an industrial engineer she has worked at Gürsan Glass Co. as Manufacturing Planning Engineer in 1999. Between 1999 and 2001, she has worked as a research and teaching assistant in Bilkent University. She has started her career at Undersecretariat of Defence Industries (SSM) in early 2001, and between 2001 and 2004, she has taken part in conducting and evaluation of the activities in Offset and Local Content Branch of Industrialization Department. Between 2004 and 2012 she has worked as an expert and deputy program manager for several helicopter and aircraft platform procurement and development programs. Bedriye was appointed as Director of Aerospace Sector in 2012 at SSM, she speaks English and married with a child.