Bachelor of Science, Istanbul Technology University, 1986. MDesS, Harvard University, 1988. Master of Business Administration, Bogazici University, Turkey, 1991.
Assistant editor, Yapi Magazine, Turkey, 1985-1987; partner, HAS Mimarlik, Ltd., Turkey, since 1988.
Member Istanbul Project Management Association (vice president 1999-2000, president 2000-2001), Harvard Club of Turkey (vice president since 1996).
Married Mehmet Erktin, June 22, 1990. 1 child, Ali.