Born in Ayvacik, Canakkale in 1973, Hasan Emre graduated from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at the Middle East Technical University, in 1996.

Having started to build his banking career as an Assistant Specialist in Foreign Exchange at the Fund Management Department within the organization of Turkiye Vakiflar Bankasi T.A.O. in 1996, and then as specialist in Foreign Transactions Unit at the Fund Management Department between 1999 - 2005, Mr. Emre served at the Bahrain Branch of Turkiye Vakiflar Bankasi T.A.O.

Mr. Emre, who has resumed his career as the Assistant Branch Manager at the Bahrain Branch between 2006 - 2011, and as the Assistant Manager at Commercial Loans Monitoring Management in the Head Office between 2011 - 2014, started to hold office as the Manager at the Compliance Management in the Head Office in July 2014.

Hasan Emre, who has been serving as the Head of the Subsidiaries and Affiliates of Vakifbank since July 2017, is married and the father of two children, has been appointed as the Member of the Board of Directors of Gunes Sigorta as of April 02, 2018. Mr. Emre has a good command of English and Arabic.