Hasan F. Baklacı was born in 1970 in Izmir. He graduated Business Administration from the Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. Shortly after his graduation, worked as an Assistant Auditor at Deloitte Touche Rosse.

He then graduated from the University of Central Florida in 1994 with an MBA degree and then started working as a Research Assistant at the Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Business. In 1998 he left this position and began his PhD in Finance at the University of Texas. After completing his PhD in 2003, in October of the same year, he started working as an Assistant Professor at İzmir University of Economics, Faculty of Business. He received the title of Associate Professor in 2007 and Professor in 2013. He is currently serving in the Department of International Trade and Finance.

During this period, Professor Baklacı served as Dean of the Faculty of Business, Deputy Dean and Head of International Trade and Finance Department. He is still continuing his duties as Director of Graduate School of Business.

Professor Baklacı has a total of 28 national and international publications and academic papers and 3 books and book chapters.