Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

İhsanoğlu was the founder of the Department of History of Science at the Faculty of Letters of Istanbul University, and he remained the chairman of that department between 1984 and 2003. He was also a lecturer and a visiting professor  at various universities, After taking the office as the ninth Secretary General of the OIC in January 2005, İhsanoğlu  coordinated the drafting and implementation of a reform program  for the OIC  aiming to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the 57-member Organisation.