Haluk studied Naval Architecture and Marine Mechanical Engineering at Yıldız Technical University, in Istanbul. After his graduation in 1990 he has been involved in various motor and sail boat mega yacht projects in Turkey and worked as site engineer, design engineer and project manager. Before setting up his own company in 2005, he worked eight years for Proteksan Turquoise Yacht. His work at Suntay Design involved 50 m. and 55 m. motor yacht projects working as designer, structural engineer and Project manager; building two 33 m classic sailing yachts, and designing many small commuters and trawler type motor yachts. He says; “Our major reference is not only the projects that we completed successfully but the clients who we work for second or even third time”.