Özgür ÖZDEMİR, born in 1973, completed his secondary and high school education in Kayseri Fevzi Çakmak High School. He graduated from İstanbul Technical University (İTÜ) Civil Engineering Faculty Environmental Engineering Department in 1996; He completed his master's degree in 1999 and his Ph.D. at the İTÜ, Institute of Science and Technology Environmental Engineering Program in 2007. He became Associate Professor in 2017.
He worked as an Environmental Engineer at İSKİ Bakırköy Branch Directorate between 1996 - 1998. He worked as a research assistant at Trakya University Çorlu Engineering Faculty Environmental Engineering Department between 1998-1999. He worked as an engineer in Kayseri KASKİ General Directorate, where he started to work in September 1999, Waste Water Treatment and Wastewater License Inspection Branch Manager (2003-2004), Head of Sewerage Department (2004-2008) and Head of Waste Water Treatment Department until June 2014. Between 24 June 2014 - 04 June 2018, he served as the Founding General Manager of Malatya Water and Sewerage Administration (MASKİ). Between 04 June 2018 - 08 April 2019, he worked as the Deputy General Manager of Ankara ASKİ. He worked as the General Manager of Kahramanmaraş KASKİ between 08 April 2019 - 31 July 2019.
ÖZDEMİR, who gave applied courses in Erciyes University Engineering Faculty Environmental Engineering Department between 2011-2014, in İnönü University Faculty of Engineering Department of Chemical Engineering in 2017-2018 Education period, in Yıldırım Beyazıd University Civil Engineering Department in 2018-2019 Education period, was assigned as a researcher in 8 projects in cooperation with public universities. He has 87 published national and international articles and notices on water and wastewater in various journals, 15 of which are in international SCI paper.
He worked as a specialist auditor in TSE 9001 Quality Management System, 14001 Environmental Management System and 18001 OHSAS management systems.
While he was working as the General Manager of Kahramanmaraş KASKİ, he was appointed as the General Manager of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Water and Sewerage Administration on August 1, 2019.
ÖZDEMİR, married and father of three children, speaks English.