Graduated from Middle East Technical University as B.Sc. in mechanical engineering in 1989. Completed his M.Sc. studies in University of Dundee , CEPMLP in energy economics between 2005-2006. Worked as engineer in ministry of energy between 1993-2001, responsible for evaluation of feasibility studies and contract negotiations of Build-Operate-Transfer power plants. Transferred to energy market regulatory authority upon its establishment in 2001. Worked in the electricity market department mainly responsible for drafting balancing and settlement regulation and ancillary services regulation which sets the market rules for energy and ancillary services.