Dr. Ahmet Bağış was born in Mardin, in 1973. He studied the elementary and middle school in Mardin. He graduated from Yıldız Technical University, Industrial Engineering Department. Then in January 1994, he began to work as an academic member in Marmara University, Faculty of Technical Education. In 1995, he completed his master’s degree in Marmara University, Institute of Pure and Applied Sciences and in 2001, he completed his doctorate at the same institute. He attended as a visiting scholor at Land Forces Military Academy, Department of Systems Engineering (2002 - 2003) and Istanbul University, Department of Industrial Engineering (2006 - 2007). In 2005, he was appointed as the chairman of IT Department in IETT. In 2010, he became the chairman of Transport Technologies Department. Right after that, he worked as the chairman of Strategy Development Department for 3 years. Besides, he worked in İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality corporations such as Culture and Art Products A.Ş., UGETAM A.Ş. and Energy A.Ş. as a board member. He still works as a board member in Beltur A.Ş., a branch company of İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality. After working as the chairman of Human Resources and Training Department, he was appointed as the Assistant General Manager in May 2014. Bağış is married and father of 4 children. He can speak English and Arabic.