After completing his high school education at Galatasaray and Atatürk Erkek Lisesi, Mr. Arkan graduated from the Istanbul Academy of Economical and Commercial Sciences and became a Tax Inspector in 1977. During 1980-1984, he worked at the Istanbul Financial Office reporting directly to the Minister of Finance. He made vital contributions in developing the Law of Value Added Tax. Later, he became the General Coordinator of a private group of companies. Being one of the founders of Arkan & Ergin, Mr. Arkan contributed to the founding of the Istanbul Chamber of Certified Public Accountants. Since 1990, he has been working as a Certified Public Accountant.