Cem ("Jem") was intoroduced to the yacht charter industry as a young university graduate with a degree in Business Management (Accounting). Starting as a junior within the Superyacht servicing department of Turkey’s largest yacht charter clearing house, Cem's ability to oversee and manage all aspects of the business were soon recognised and his career accelerated. “Contact Turkey Yachting & Travel” was founded in 1995 and became "Contact Yachts" on the anniversary of its 20th year. Over the course of his 28-year career, Cem has been closely involved in the development of the Turkish yacht charter industry. Cem is a member of the MYBA and the CYBA, travelling and attending a number of important yacht charter meetings around the world each year.