Ülge is an accomplished consultant with extensive experience in technical assistance projects on local government and public administration reform. Since 2005, she has been providing support to central and local level institutions and civil society in Turkey in co-operation with national and international counterparts. Her expertise centres on improving public decision-making and service delivery processes in line with good governance principles. She contributes to strengthening technical capacity and enhancing public governance by way of synthesizing and interpreting latest research and technologies for deliberation with diverse stakeholders. She has graduate degrees in regional and urban planning studies, European studies, and public governance and administration.