Mr. Alper Taşdelen was born in Çankaya District of Ankara, Turkey in 1974.

He completed his primary education in Çankaya Primary School, secondary and high school education in TED Ankara College, he graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of International Relations in 1996. He received his master’s degree in the branch of International Relations from Columbia University, at the same time; he completed Middle East Institute of Columbia University and received his "Middle East Expertise" in 1998.

He wrote his lecture thesis on "The Municipal Role in Contemporary Urban Development" by taking the lecture of "Contemporary Municipalism and Urban Governance" from former New York Mayor David Dinkins.

In 1996, he participated in the 20th Congress of the Socialist International as the "Youngest Delegate" with Mr. Erdal İnönü and Mr. Deniz Baykal.

He did journalism as a diplomacy and politics reporter at Kanal D (Turkish TV Channel) in 2000-2001.

He worked as the Advisor to the Prime Minister in the 57th Government Period established by Mr. Bülent Ecevit in 2001-2003.

Afterwards he moved to private sector and served as the "Assistant General Manager in Charge of External Relations" in Petroleum Agency Inc., where he worked for ten years.

In 2010, he took place in the "Party Assembly Science and Culture Platform List" of General Chairman Mr. Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu at the 15th CHP (Republican People's Party) Extraordinary Meeting.

In 2011, he participated in the General Elections as "CHP Ankara 2nd Region Deputy Candidate."

Mr. Alper Taşdelen was elected as Mayor of Çankaya by taking 65% of votes in the March 30, 2014 Local Elections of Turkey as CHP candidate. He was re-elected as the CHP candidate in the March 31, 2019 Local Elections of Turkey with 73.48%, the highest vote in the history of Çankaya Municipality.

He is fluent in English. There are numerous articles published in newspapers and magazines in the fields of foreign policy and politics and local governments he wrote.

Mr. Alper Taşdelen is married and he has two children.