|31st Mayor of Istanbul|
|Assumed office |
28 September 2017
|Preceded by||Kadir Topbaş|
|Mayor of Başakşehir|
|Born||1966 (age 51–52)|
Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
|Political party||Justice and Development Party|
|Alma mater||Istanbul University Faculty of Law|
Uysal worked as a freelance lawyer and has been engaged in active politics. He co-founded the district organization of Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Küçükçekmece, Istanbul Province. Following the merger of Bahçeşehir and Başakşehir neighborhoods forming the Başakşehir district, he was elected district mayor of Başakşehir in the 2009 local elections on March 29. He was re-elected in the 2014 local elections.
He was nominated as the Mayor of Istanbul from the AKP after Mayor Kadir Topbaş resigned from his post on September 22, 2017. Uysal was elected the new mayor in the third round in the Council of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality on September 28, 2017.
Uysal is married and father of four.
- "İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi'nin yeni başkanı Mevlüt Uysal". NTV (in Turkish). 2017-09-28. Retrieved 2017-10-13.
| Mayor of İstanbul
28 September 2017 – present
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