As one of the first graduates of Marmara University in 1986, he joined the department of Tax Law as a research assistant within the same year. He completed his master’s degree at Marmara University Institute of Social Sciences in 1988 and his doctoral degree in “International Tax Law” at Edinburgh University Faculty of Law in the UK-Scotland in 1997. He became a member of faculty in 1998, assistant professor in 1999, associate professor in 2003 and professor in 2009. He is a member of Faculty of Law both in Galatasaray University and Yeditepe University. He also has the titles of attorney and independent accountant and financial advisor.
He has been director of Galatasaray University Selim Kaneti-Adnan Tezel Tax Law Research and Application Centre which he founded between 2005 and 2014.
He is a member of 9th and 10th Development Plan Working Group.
Between 2003 and 2009, he was a member of Tax Council and Tax Council Executive Board.
He is the founder and editor of Legal Financial Law Journal which has been being published monthly since 2005, and the editor of Legal Banking and Finance Law Journal.
He has written for Dünya Gazette under the title of “Tax and Law”, made and written weekly programs named “Financial World” on six news channels.
Received TÜSİAD Science Award in 1992.
Became a member of IFA, IIPF, EATLP and EATLP Academic Committee.
He is also Reporter of Republic of Turkey for International Bar Association.
He was tax advisor for KPMG Turkey. Members of Tax Commissions of TÜSİAD, TOBB and İSMMMO.
He was a founder member of Tax Law Platform as well as members of Executive Board and Advisory Board.
Members of Turkey Corporate Governance Association and Turkey Internal Audit Institute Advisory Board.
Founder president of Istanbul Tax Centre and president of Executive Board.
He did studies and researches, attended meetings and gave lectures at several domestic and foreign universities and institutions. He wrote dissertations, books, laws, reports and articles, gave several lectures both in Turkish and English. He still continues his studies in the areas of Tax Law, International Tax Law, Financial Law, Turkish Tax System, Tax System of European Union and the Rights of Taxpayers. Has 15 national/international book/book chapters as well as more than 100 articles and more than 250 newspaper articles.