Prof. Dr. Kerem Alkin was born in Istanbul in 1965, and completed his bachelor’s education at Istanbul University Faculty of Business Management, master’s education at Istanbul University Institute of Social Sciences Economics Major Branch. Alkin started his academic career in 1987 at Istanbul University Faculty of Economics as a researcher and he worked as I.U. Institute of Social Sciences Money – Bank Science Branch President between 1999 – 2001, his professor assignment was realized in 2004 before Istanbul Trade University Faculty of Commercial Sciences to Economics Major Branch staff. Prof. Dr. Kerem Alkin is still the General Secretary of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) and Lecturer of Istanbul Medipol University Faculty of Business Management and Management Sciences and also continues his duties in Istanbul Chamber of Trade (ITO) and Individual Industrialist Businessmen Association (MUSIAD) Economic Assessment Board Member. Alkin knows French and English and has 1 child.