Born in Istanbul on 10/07/1962. Graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Economics in 1984 and got MBA degree at same faculty in 1986. Worked for Turkish Maritime Bank in 1986 and studied Economics and Language in England in 1987. Started bunker business at Baytur Trading S.A in 1987 and became Sales Manager there in 1990. Left Baytur Trading in 1993 forming ACM Energy as bunker trading company in partnership. Left ACM Energy in 1997 and founded own physical bunker supplier company ENERGY PETROL in Istanbul. Acted as Founding Chairman for Turkish Bunker Association in 2001 and elected to the council of IBIA in 2003 and IBIA Board in 2009. Acting as Assembly Member of Turkish Chamber of Maritime since 2004, re-elected in 2009 for period of 2009-2013.