Education: METU (Middle East Technical University), Chemical Engineering Faculty, B.Sc. 1974; Industrial Engineering Faculty, M.Sc. 1979
Career: He worked as Research Assistant for some years in METU and started his professional carrier in PETKIM in September 1979 as Planning Engineer for the grass root construction of the 2nd Petrochemical Complex of Turkey in Aliaga-Izmir. He joined Tekfen Construction and Installation Co., Inc. in September 1983. He represented Tekfen in various Consortia and J.Vs built with foreign partners for the execution of pipelines and motorways at Project Directorate level.
Since 1995 he is the Managing Director of HMB (Hallesche Mitteldeutsche Bau A.G),
a subsidiary of Tekfen Group in Germany.
In September 2008 he was appointed as Vice-President and responsible from Kazakhstan and Germany.
As of January 2016 he is appointed as Senior Vice President, Special Anvoy.
Mr. Oklap is married with two children, he is fluent in English, Italian, German and Albanian, he speaks Serbochroatian.