He holds a BSc in Civil Engineering from Yıldız Technical University, and an MSc in NGO Management from the London School of Economics. He is currently a PhD student in political sciences at Istanbul Bilgi University.
He has been working as a professional and volunteer with NGOs for more than 10 years. He has worked at Istanbul Bilgi University, NGO Training and Research Center, as a programme officer. He developed, delivered and evaluated training for rights-based organisations.
He is now working as a freelance trainer and consultant in advocacy, strategic management and organisational development. He is the founder of Talimhane Training and Consultancy.
He has contributed to several books as author and co-author on CSO advocacy and project development.