In 1982, after graduating from Dokuz Eylül University with a BA degree in architecture, began working in Construction Sector. In 1988 started to work in Anadolu Insurance Company, Engineering Insurances Department. In 1992 got the masters degree in Insurance, in Marmara University. In 2004, retired from Anadolu Insurance Company. Since 2005-2006 academic year, been lecturing insurance in İzmir University of Economics, Vocational School.