Robert College, Turkey, 1962-1966, Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering. Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 1968-1970, Master of Engineering. Spoken languages: Turkish, English, Spanish, German, Thai.
Site engineer TEKFEN Construction Company, Istanbul, 1967-1968. Hydrologist Lyon Associates, Inc., Bangkok, 1970-1971. Hydraulics engineer King and Gavaris, Inc., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1971-1972, 72-73, R.J. Brown & Associates, Singapore, 1972, Sverdrup and Parcel, Inc., Bangkok, 1973-1975.
Ports and hydraulics engineer Trans-Asia Inc., Manila, 1975-1976. Water resources engineer Tippetts-Abbett-McCarthy-Stratton, Nairobi, Kenya, 1976-1979, Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1979-1982. Chief water resources unit United Nations, Baghdad, Iraq, 1982-1986, chief water resources section Bangkok, 1986—1999, chief environment and natural resources division, 1999—2001, with population and rural urban development division, 2001—2002, with emerging social issues division, 2002—2003.
Freelance water resources consultant, since 2003.
Member: Chamber of Civil Engineers, Turkey. Institution of Civil Engineers, United Kingdom. American Water Resources Association.
American Geophysical Union.
Married Chintana Panma, April 23, 1970. Children: Kubilay, Sitare, Seda.