Economist, politician and statesman. He was born on November 17, 1943 in Izmir. He studied economy. He received his master’s degree from Brussels University Financial Analysis field, worked as a lecturer (1970-72). He became the General Council of President for Armed Forces Pension (1973-74), Belgium Embassy Commercial Counselor (1974-80), General Manager of Eti Marketing Inc. (1981), General Manager of İttihad-ı Millî Türk Sigorta Inc. (1982-83), ANAP Congressman from Istanbul (1983-87), Minister of Health and Social Assistance (1989), TGNA Foreign Commission Spokesman, founder and manager of Turkish Democracy Foundation. He has several articles about economics.
Türk Ekonomisinin Perspektifi ve Ortak Pazara Giriş, Orta Doğu Ülkelerinde İnşaat Olanakları, Karanlık Hep Vardı Biz Aydınlığa Çabaladık (2003), Sevgili Milletvekilim (2011), Ölüm Tacirleri (2016), Türk Dünyası Üzerine Düşünceler.
REFERENCE: İhsan Işık / Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, gen. 2. bas. 2007), Bülent Akarcalı (tbmm.gov.tr, 21.06.2020), Hakkımızda (bulentakarcali.com, 21.06.2020).