Born in Denizli in 1979, Hakan Urhan completed his high school education at Denizli Anatolian High School and his higher education at Istanbul University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering. Continuing his master’s education in New York-USA, Urhan graduated from Pace University's Lubin School of Business in 2004 with an MBA.
After his education, he worked at various levels of his family business Urhan Boya Terbiye Tekstil A.Ş. and Urhan Gayrimenkul Yatırım İnşaat A.Ş., and he is currently serving as Vice Chairperson of Board of Directors at his family-owned companies.
In addition to serving as 14-term President of DEGİAD (Denizli Young Businessmen Association) and fifth-term Vice President of GESİFED (South Aegean Industry and Business Federation), he is also a Member of the Board of EGİFED (Aegean Young Businessmen's Associations Federation).