Hakan Yılmaz graduated from the Computer Programming Department of Istanbul University’s Vocational School in 1988. He also received his International Relations degree in 1995 from the Faculty of Economics of the same university. After starting his career in 1989 and working at various positions, he became one of the founding partners of Greeneks in 1994. He also worked as general director of the company. Yılmaz co-founded Alternative Transport in 2013, where he remains the general director. He was elected to Ekol Logistics’ Board of Directors in 2019.
Yılmaz served as the secretary general at the International Transporters Association (UND). He is also still a member of the UND’s Supervisory Board.