Graduated from the Environmental Engineering Department of the Middle East Technical University in 1998 and completed Master Program of the same university in the Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies in 2003. In 2013, he received his doctorate degree from Ankara University, Department of Public Administration and Political Science, Urban and Environmental Sciences Department with his thesis titled “International Regime Theories and Environmental Management in the Black Sea”.
During the Civil Society Development Program in 2003, he wrote the book “Project Stories from Civil Society” as a short-term expert. After working as an environmental project manager for a year, he undertook the responsibility of Training Programs Coordinator at STGM between 2005-2007. Then he coordinated a series of projects on rural development, social impact analysis and capacity building for five years.
He served as the Secretary General of the Chamber of Environmental Engineers between 1999-2003 and as a member of the Board of Directors of TMMOB from 2004 to 2006.
He edited a collection of books on political ecology, wrote articles on environmental policy and management which were published in various journals. He is also a co-author of the book “Climate Change in the World from the aspect of Turkey” published in 2011 by Turkey TÜBA.