Mustafa “Aykut” Ege was born in 1975. Graduating from Antalya College in 1993, he studied civil engineering at Yıldız Technical University in Istanbul from 1993 to 1998.
After completing his compulsory military service in 1999, he obtained an MBA from San Diego State University in 2004.
Aykut returned to Turkey in 2004 and co-founded EKA Construction Company, (www.ekainsaat.com). EKA Construction Company builds and sells real estate. Aykut was the President of Falez Rotary Club (from 2012-2013); vice president of YORSIAD, (Nomads Industrialists & Businessmen Association); board member of ANSIAD, (Antalya Industrialists & Businessmen Association), and president of Antalya College Alumni Association.