He was born in Ankara in 1975. Graduated from Metu-Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1996. He worked as an engineer and manager in communication sector for years. He is a tandem, competition and cross country pilot. He has lots of good rankings in competitions in Turkey with his team and also by himself. He also represented Turkey in Paragliding Worl Cup many times.
He is married and father of a two years old son named Bulut (Cloud). In 2014 his book about the history of secularism in Turkey was published. He is still wrting about recent history and politics for newspapers, magazines and online. He has a fulent English.