Mevlut Uysal born in 1966 completed his higher education from Law Faculty of Istanbul University in 1988. Since university years Mevlut Uysal was closely interested in society and country matters and actively participated in political and social works. After completing university he commenced his career as a Legal Practitionar while also being engaged in active politics. During this period he moved up from District Representative to County/City Commissioner of AK Party (The Justice and Development Party) and gained significant political experience. He has been involved in forming and being part of managing a number of NGO’s related to his profession as well as related to other Social topics. Mevlut Uysal was elected Mayor to Basaksehir Municipality in the Municipality Elections held in 2009 and in 2014. Since being in office he has initiated and completed a significant number of public projects for its citizens. Mevlüt Uysal has lead the foundation of Başakşehir Living-Lab and has been a great supporter since 2012.