Kerim is a passionate yachtsman.
While studying naval architecture, he was already working in the yacht building industry. He then took his masters degree in industrial design.
He launched his design & engineering studio in 2006 working with his own projects as well as offering design and project management services for clients in Turkey and abroad. He has collaborated with Ron Holland, Dykstra, Rıza Tansu, Evan Marshall, Diana Yacht Design, HotLab Studio among others in several projects built in Turkey.
His sailing and motor yachts has attended Cannes and Monaco yacht shows since 2005. Motor yacht Nomade (now called Bartender), in association with Tansu Yachts, was the winner of ShowBoats Design Awards and nominee for the World Superyacht Awards.
He is 43 years old, married.