Born in Izmir in 1963, Tuncay graduated from Izmir- Karşıyaka High School for Boys before completing an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from 9 Eylül University.
In 1985, he started working for BBC Brown Boveri in Switzerland. After 1987, he acted as engineer, director and senior director at Yaşar Holding subsidiaries DESA, DESA-OTAK and DESA Energy. In 2001 he joined ENDA Energy Holding Co. where he has assumed various positions.
He is currently General Manager and Chairperson of the Executive Board of ENDA Energy holding Co and Group Companies. Throughout his professional career Tuncay has been involved in the planning, design, manufacture-installation, operation-maintenance and electricity trading in various energy projects using a range of sources (natural gas, coal, hydroelectric, geothermal, wind and solar) domestically (i.e. Ak Enerji, Zorlu Enerji, Enerjisa) and internationally (i.e. GE, MAN, Siemens, Vattenfall, Alstom, BP, VATech). Besides memberships and positions in various domestic and international organisations and associations, Tuncay gives presentations and takes part in projects with a multitude of international organisations on the energy sector in Turkey. Fluent in English, Tuncay is married and a father of one.