Mr. TAŞBAŞI was born in Erzurum in 1955 . He received his primary and secondary education in Ankara . Following his graduation from Ankara Gazi High School , he entered the Faculty of Political Sciences in 1975 . He graduated from the Faculty of Political Sciences Department of Economics and Public Finance in 1979 .
In 1980 , he took office as expert at APK Departmen of the Ministry of Interior . After passing the district governor selection exam in 1981 , he was appointed as deputy district governor to Edirne province . He served as vice district governor of Meriç , Muratlı and Bozcaada districts respectively . After working as district governor of Göksun , Ardanuç , Pınarhisar , Kandıra , Banaz and Bodrum districts , he was appointed as deputy governor to İstanbul in 2002 . He was sent to England for training by the Ministry of Interior from 1990 to 1991 . In 1996 , he was invited and went to the USA . He made observations at 7 states .
He was board member of İstanbul Branch of the Turkish Administrators Association , member of Political Science Graduates Union , board member of Vilayetler Birliği TurizmIncorporated Company , member of the e xecutive committee of Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture, responsible of the identification office for protection and inventory of cultural property of İstanbul province, member of the representative board of Müzekent Project, board member of ICVB (İstanbul Convention and Visitors Bureau), deputy president of İstanbul Tourism Platform, honorary member of Tourism Investors' Association and Skal and Tourist Guides Association, president of Disaster Association, responsible of İstanbul Traffic Foundation, general director of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism General Directorate of Promotion between 2008 and 2013, legal advisor at the Ministry of Interior. Cumhur Güven TAŞBAŞI is one of the deputy governors of İzmir province since 26.08.2013.
Mr. TAŞBAŞI is married and has two children. He knows English.