He graduated from Robert College and Boğaziçi University Electrical Engineering Department and then completed his Master’s Degree in London School of Economics. He started his career in Otis Elevator Company Ltd. in England. He assumed various positions in Türkiye Sınai Kalkınma Bankası (Industrial Development Bank of Turkey) and then served as Assistant General Manager at Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı Lastik San. Tic. A.Ş. and as a Board Member at İş Finansal Kiralama A.Ş., Yatırım Finansman Menkul Değerler A.Ş., Türk Pirelli Kablo ve Sistemleri A.Ş., and Çimentaş İzmir Çimento Fabrikası Türk A.Ş.. He also served as the Vice President of Istanbul Menkul Kıymetler Borsası (Istanbul Stock Exchange) between the years of , 2003-2005, and as the CEO of Garanti Yatırım Menkul Kıymetler A.Ş. between the years of 1999-2013. He worked as the Board Chairman of Dream between 2012-2014 and of Türk Pirelli between 2009-2016. Serving as an Independent Board Member of Borusan Yatırım ve Pazarlama A.Ş., Metin Ar has been an Independent Member in the Board of Directors of BRTI since 2015.