He is a graduate of Middle East Technical University, Department of Political Science and Public Administration. He holds a Master's Degree in Capital Market Exchange from Marmara University, and Finance and Investment from Exeter University in the UK. He is currently pursuing his PhD program in Design, Technology and Society at Özyeğin University. He has 15 years of banking and finance experience, including 3 years abroad. He has completed his career as Manager, starting as Assistant Specialist in the fields of capital markets, investment, portfolio management and private Bbnking at Garanti Bankası, Garanti Bankası Netherlands, Fibabanka, YapıKredi Bankası, Türkiye Sınai ve Kalkınma Bankası, Finans Yatırım and ING Bank. He works as a product development consultant in Tradesoft which is the sector leader in financial technology development, capital markets and portfolio management intermediary services. He is the founder and managing partner of Smart Advice.