Mr. Serter graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Economics in 1970 and worked in the Department of Revenue in Istanbul Tax office for a short period. After completion of his military service in 1973 he began his career in Akbank as an assistant inspector. He served as Senior Inspector for eleven years. He moved to Accounting department where eventually he became President. After thirty-three years in Akbank retired in 2006. He is Certified Public Accountant.