Born in Adana in 1969, Vedat Gizer graduated from Adana Anatolian High School and then from the Department of Economics of Bilkent University.
After completing his military service in 1995, he started to work in Gizerler Group of Companies, which are family companies operating in sectors such as the wholesale-retail sale of durable goods, automotive dealerships, construction and insurance. He is Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Gizerler Automotive serving as the Ford Authorized Dealer in Adana and Osmaniye and has owned the authorized service centers of Volkswagen and Audi since 2002.
In civil society, he served as Adana Young Businessmen Association (AGİAD) President (2006-2008), Çukurova Authorized Automotive Dealers Association (YODER) President (2007-2009), Adana Power Union Foundation (AGV) Vice President (2008-2009), Eastern Mediterranean Industry and Business Federation (DASİFED) Vice President (2007-2009), Turkey Authorized Automotive Dealers Association (OYDER) Member of the Board (2010-2014). Vedat Gizer is married, has three children and speaks English.