Ambassdor Mithat Rende was appointed as Ambassador to Doha-Qatar in 2007. He then served as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Turkey to the OECD (Paris) in 2013, and was elected as Chairman of Executive Committee of the OECD in 2014. He served as Director General of Multilateral Economic Affairs and Turkey’s Chief Negotiator for Climate Change between 2010–2013. He was also a member on the Turkish Nuclear Energy Commission during the same period. In 2005, he was appointed as Deputy Director General of Energy Environment and Water Affairs, served as Chairman of the Trade and Transit Working Group of the Energy Charter Conference in Brussels between 2005 and 2008.