Selçuk Mehmet Kaya was born in Konya in 1964. He graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Business Administration Faculty. His professional business life started in 1985 in finance department of Yaşar Dış Tic. A.Ş. in Izmir. Mr. Kaya then worked for a private trade finance company in London for four years.
After returning to Turkey, Mr. Kaya was assigned to marketing manager and then worked as Area Manager of Former Russian Republic for Yaşar Dış Ticaret A.Ş. In 1994, he continued his career as General Manager of Orsan Tekstil- Denizli. He started to work in Tekstil Yatırım Holding in 1997 to 2000. Since 2000 he has been working in his own company TYH Uluslararası Tekstil Pazarlama A.Ş.