Cem Akan was born in Istanbul in 1976. He graduated from the Department of Economics in 1998. In the year 2000, he started working as Assistant Auditor at Mazars Denge Independent Audit Firm. In 2003 he started working as Senior Financial Analyst at Yapi Kredi Leasing. He joined Alarko Carrier in 2004 as Budget and Financial Analysis Specialist. After working at various positions in the company he was appointed as General Manager in January 2019 and he is presently working as the General Manager of Alarko Carrier. Mr. Akan speaks English and has one daughter.