He graduated in 1971 from TED Ankara College and in 1977 from METU Chemical Engineering Department. In 1981, he completed his master's degree in Ceramic Engineering at Sheffield University. Between 1981 and 1990, he worked as a manager in VitrA and foreign trade companies. In 1990, he started solid fuel studies within Odak Group. He is currently serving as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.