Yusuf Hacısüleyman was born in Izmir, Turkey in 1961.
He has an undergraduate degree from Istanbul University, Faculty of Literature Department of German Language and Literature, in 1984. He received his master’s degree from Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics Institute of Economic Geography and Tourism Research.
Previously, he served in executive positions at Yapı Merkezi A.Ş., Bayındır Holding A.Ş. and Aydıner İnşaat A.Ş. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Ayset Hotel Management & Consulting.
He served as Chairman of the Board of POYD (Professional Hotel Managers’ Association) between the years of 1994 – 1996, as Chairman of the Board of the Mediterranean Association of Touristic Hoteliers between the years of 2013 – 2016, and as Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Antalya (ATSO) between the years of 2013 – 2017.
He joined OTI Holding in 2014as Management Advisor. He speaks German and English.