Mustafa Ilbeyli was born in Istanbul in 1981. He graduated from Sakarya University with a degree in Business Management in 2003 and he completed his MBA degree at University of Houston in 2010.
Mr. Ilbeyli started his professional career in US in 2004, holding a position of Regional Marketing Director at UJ Trading and continued there until 2011. He returned to Turkey in late 2011 as a project Director at ISPAT in charge of coordinating US investments into Turkey. He was appointed as advisor to ISPAT for East Coast US in October 2014 and he is based in New York City.