Selçuk Borovalı was born in Izmir in 1970. He graduated from Bosporus University, Faculty of Sciences and Letters in 1993 with a degree in Chemistry. Later, he completed a degree in Milling Engineering at the Swiss Milling School in St. Gallen and worked at Söke Mills for about a year after his return to the country. Having completed his compulsory military service, he worked at family companies until 2006. Subsequently, he founded Ege Agricultural Energy Co. and DB Agricultural Energy Co. to grow domestic agricultural products based on contracted agriculture model and producing biofuel from the agricultural products and waste to eventually create an import substitution. In 2014 he expanded his field of activity after succeeded in producing “refined glycerine” from agricultural products. Besides being the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Slovakia in Izmir, he still acts as a Member of the Board of Directors at family companies and several associations and foundations.