Nail Olpak, was born in 1961 in İbecik, Burdur. He graduated from Aydın High School. Holding a degree of Mechanical Engineering Faculty from Istanbul Technical University, Olpak completed his postgraduate education in Energy field at Yıldız Technical University.

Starting his professional career at Umar Makina Inc, Olpak, held the position as Vice Factory Manager at Özgün Inc. Olpak worked as senior executive levels at Cankurtaran Holding and he left the group as Vice President.

Olpak established his own businesses named NORA Electrical Devices Inc. and PAK INVESTMENT Co. Inc. He still holds the positions as the Chairman of the Board of the two companies and he is the Member of the Board of Directors of the partner companies of NORA and PAK INVESTMENT Inc.

Nail OLPAK serves as the President of the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK) since September 22, 2017.

Also, Nail OLPAK currently serves as below;

  • President & Chairman of the Executive Board, (DEİK)
  • Board Member, Export Credit Bank of Turkey (TURK EXIMBANK)
  • Board Member, TURKCELL Company
  • Board Member, İstanbul Development Agency (İSTKA)
  • Member of Coordination Committee for the Improvement of the Investment Environment (YOİKK)
  • President of World Turkish Business Council (DTİK)
  • Member of High Advisory Board, MÜSİAD
  • Member of the Founding Committee, International Technological, Economic and Social Research Foundation (UTESAV)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Tourism Development and Education Foundation of İstanbul Chamber of Commerce (TUGEV)
  • Member of Founders Board, İlim Yayma Foundation
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Huzur Hospital Foundation
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Human Development and Societal Education Foundation (İGETEV)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, The Foundation for the Support of İstanbul Medeniyet University
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Kandilli Club
  • Member of Chamber of Mechanical Engineers in  The Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects (UCTEA)
  • Member of  Association of Architect ve Engineers Group
  • Member of Association of Mimar Sinan Architects & Engineers Union
  • Member of Aydın High School Graduates Association (ALMED)

Nail Olpak served as the Chairman of MÜSİAD (Independent Industrialists and Businessmen’s Association) for the 5th Term and the Chairman of MÜSİAD High Advisory Board, Vice-Chairman of IBF (International Business Forum), Council Member of B20 Steering Committee of Turkey, Council Member of İTO (Istanbul Chamber of Commerce), Board Member of İDTM (Istanbul World Trade Centre), Board Member of the Huzur Hospital Foundation, Board Member of ENVERDER (Energy Efficiency Association), Member of High Advisory Board and  Board Member of MMG (Architects and Engineers Group), Founding Committee Member of Turkish-Japanese University, Member of the Board of Trustees of Commercialize Center Istanbul (CCI), Advisory Board Member of the Faculty of Mechanics of İstanbul Technical University and Board Member of Turkey Silicon Valley.

Nail Olpak was granted the title of Honorary PhD in the branch of International Relations by İstanbul Technical University, Ahi Evran University and Mehmet Akif Ersoy University.

Olpak is married and is the father of two sons who are Architect and Mechatronic Engineer. He speaks English very well.