Born in Incirliova district of Aydın, Ömer received his BA degree from Boğaziçi University and his master's degree from Şehir University.
He is currently working on a Ph.D. Ömer's PhD topic is about the implementation methods of partnership based financing in participation banks. Ömer pursues his career as a Strategist and Economist, and started his business life when he was a student. He worked 5 years in Ekopolitik Strategic Research Center and 1 year in SDIF (Saving Deposit Insurance Fund, TMSF) as a student. After working at Avea (Türk Telekom) as a Strategist for 3 years, he has experience and expertise in research, development, strategy, corporate performance management and international cooperation.
Since May 2014, he has been working at Albaraka Turk. He has been working as a Strategist for the first two years and after that he continues as a Chief Economist. Ömer, who has been working on the economy that will be formed by the new digital world, is also interested in behavioral economics. He is a member of different non-governmental organizations and has managerial positions in social field. He is married with one child.