A graduate of the University of Rochester, New York, Ümit Boyner started her career in Chemical Mitsui Bank Credit Marketing department. Then she worked as Finance Manager at Turcas Petrolcülük A.Ş. and as Investment Director at Türk Petrol Holding A.Ş. Treasury Department, respectively. Ümit Boyner started to work at Boyner Holding A.Ş. as Finance Director in 1996. Having been serving as a Board Member at Boyner Retail and Textile Investments since 2006, Ümit Boyner was the President of the Board of Directors of TÜSİAD (Turkish Industry and Business Association) in the years of 2010-2013.