Board of Management (Decision Making Body):

The Agency operates in the provinces of Afyonkarahisar, Kütahya, Manisa and Uşak. By law, the Members of the Board of Management include following representatives from each of the provinces:

-        Governor

-        Municipal Mayor

-        Chairman of Provincial Assembly

-        Chairman of Chamber of Trade and Industry

Hence, Board of Management reflects local government and private sector representation at the highest possible level.

Development Board:

This is a special counselling body of the Agency, comprised of 100 members from bureaucrats, academics, NGOs and private sector representatives, to represent their provinces. The Board meets at least twice a year in order to overview the activities of the Agency and collectively discuss development issues.

Secretariat General  (Executive Body):

Secretariat General of the Agency is located in Kütahya province. It is headed by the Secretary General and operates with expert and support personnel. Experts, who come from various engineering and social science fields, work closely with local actors.


Aside from the local, Zafer Development Agency operates in close coordination and cooperation with:

  1. Ministry of Development
  2. Prime Ministry Investment Support and Promotion Agency
  3. Other Development Agencies in Turkey and abroad