Having graduated from the Public Administration Department at Istanbul University, Atilla Benli obtained his master's degree at the Insurance Department of Marmara University.

Mr. Benli, who has started his career as an Auditor at Garanti Bankasi, has also served as a Manager at various Branches and Units within the organization of the said company. Mr. Benli, who has served as the Unit Manager in charge of various units at the Financial Affairs, Operations, Agency and Broker Distribution Sales Channel within the organization of Garanti Sigorta, has started to serve as the Executive Vice President, Financial Affairs Management, Human Resources, Claims and Legal Departments, at BNP Paribas Cardiff in 2007.

Thereafter, he has served as the Executive Vice President in charge of the Claims Group within the organization of Groupama Sigorta and Groupama Hayat & Emeklilik, and he has also served as the Executive Vice President, Sales, Finance and Financial Affairs, Human Resources, Technical and Actuary Departments within the organization of Vakif Emeklilik.

Having held office as the Member of the Board of Directors and also as the Executive Vice President in charge of the Claims within the organization of Zurich Insurance in 2016, and Atilla Benli continued to serve as the Executive Vice President in charge of the Sales and Distribution Channels within the organization of Zurich Insurance in 2018, and also as a Member of the Board of Directors of the said said Company in the same year.

Atilla Benli, who has started to hold office as the Member of the Board of Directors of Gunes Sigorta and the CEO thereof as of January 16, 2019, continues to serve as the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Insurance Association of Turkey, and as the Deputy Chairman of TVF Finansal Yatirimlar Anonim Sirketi, and as the Head of the Steering Committee of Guvence Hesabi (Assurance Account), and as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of TARSIM (Agricultural Insurance Pool), and as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of JCR Eurasia Rating, and as the Member of the Board of Directors of the Pension Reserve Fund of the Council of Europe, and also as the Member of the Board of Directors of Turkish P&I Insurance and United Mortgage Finance.

Atilla Benli, who has been elected to hold office as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Halk Sigorta (Halk Insurance), and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ziraat Sigorta (Ziraat Insurance), and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vakif Emeklilik (Vakif Pension), and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Halk Emeklilik (Halk Pension), and also as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ziraat Emeklilik (Ziraat Pension) as of June 01, 2010, continues to serve at the said positions upon being elected to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gunes Sigorta as of June 02, 2020.