Born in Gaziantep in 1976, Mehmet Tuncay Yıldırım completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Gaziantep. He graduated from Muğla University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration, which he started in 1994, as an honor student in 1998 due to his academic success. After completing his short-term military service in Lüleburgaz in 1999, he studied English for 1 year in Bournemouth, England in 2000. He worked in the private sector for a while and established T.T. ENGINEERING NATURAL GAS HEATING COOLING VENTILATION SYSTEMS MAKİNA TEKSTİL TURİZM SANAYİ VE TİCARET LİMİTED ŞİRKETİ in 2004, which operates in the field of mechanical installation. Yıldırım also operates in the construction sector with MTY ENERJİ İNŞAAT TAAHHÜT SANAYİ VE TİCARET ANONİM ŞİRKETİ. Yıldırım, who has been serving as a Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce Assembly Member since 2009, has been a member of the Gaziantep Organized Industrial Zone Entrepreneur Board and Audit Committee since 2015, representing Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce. In 2018 Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce Elections, Yıldırım was elected to the Assembly Membership for the 3rd time from the 30 INSTALLATION AND EXCAVATION SERVICES Occupational Group. Yıldırım is fluent in English. He is married and has two daughters.