Upon receiving double degree in Finance and Business Administration at Florida International University in U.S., he completed his MBA in the same fields at Miami University in U.S. He started his career at Laurel Oak Financial Services. He worked as a Director at Morgan Stanley, U.S. between 2005 and 2009, and he served as the Project Director in NextEsa Energy in Miami, U.S. He returned to Turkey in 2012, and successfully worked as the Project Finance and Trade Director for TANAP (Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline) Project until 2014.
He last served for SOCAR Turkey as the Chief Investment Officer.
Küpeli speaks English and Spanish and is married, and has 2 children.