Born in Ankara in 1961, Kutlu Karavelioglu has licence and M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering in METU. Between the years 2002 and 2004, Mr. Karavelioglu was founder Member of Board Machinery Exporters'Association and between 2015 â€“ 2017, he served as European Pump Manufacturers' Association (EUROPUMP) President. He is executive member of board of Layne Bowler A.S and Deputy President of Samsun Makina Sanayi A.S. He is also Vice President of Machinery Manufacturers' Federation (MAKFED) and President of Council of Machinery Sector Turkish Union of Chambers and Stock Markets (TOBB). Since 2018, Mr. Karavelioglu has been serving as Chairman of the Board of Machinery Exportersâ€™ Union and since June 2018 he has been serving as a Board Member of TIM (Turkish Exporters Assembly). He is also Chairman of Innovation Committee of Turkish Exporters Assembly and MIKTA Innovation Leader of Turkey. He is leading Turkey's The Most Widespread and Comprehensive Entrepreneurship Family, TIM-TEB Start-Up Houses in Turkey. He is competent in English. Karavelioglu is married with 2 children.