Abdülkadir YAYLACI was born in 1971 in Konya. After completing his primary and secondary education there, he continued his education in the Department of Business Engineering at Istanbul Technical University. He holds a master’s degree in Finance and Marketing from Michigan State University in USA. Currently, he is continuing his PhD studies at Hacettepe University Department of Business Administration. He commenced his professional career in 1994 with the natural gas sector. Mr. YAYLACI assumed various positions, both in public and private sectors, in management and finance. He is currently serving as the Executive Vice President at BOTAŞ. Mr. YAYLACI is married and has one child. He is fluent in English.