Sadik Yildiz was born in Batman, Turkey in 1970. After completing his primary education in Batman, he moved to Istanbul and completed his secondary education in 1988 at Nisantasi Anatolian High School (formerly the British High School). He graduated from Istanbul University’s English Literature Department in 1993.
Yildiz moved abroad after university and worked in various managerial positions for Turkish investment and trading companies in South Korea and Singapore. He returned to Turkey in 2000 and worked in the private sector until 2004, when he established his own company. Since then, he has worked across Turkey, Central Asia, and the Middle East.
Since 2010, his business has grown into four companies working in the technology, construction, environmental, health, and educations sectors. In 2011, his companies merged with six existing, family owned operations working in the Turkish market to create Sena Group Inc. He is currently the vice president and head of Sena Group Inc., which boasts some 300 employees and operations in ten different countries.
Yildiz is currently the main shareholder and Vice President of Sena Group Inc., which conducts business in 10 countries. He is married with three children and speaks English, Arabic, and Russian, in addition to his native Turkish.