Mr. Koçak was born in Tarsus in 1966. He completed his secondary school education at Tarsus American College and his undergraduate education at Çukurova University’s Department of Business Management (English). He established H. Ruhi Koçak Agriculture Limited Company in 1996, and Ertar Kimya San. ve Tic. Ltd. Şti. (founding partner) in 2005. Again in 2005 he established Rosland Tarım Seracılık Tic. Ltd. Şti (production of cut roses). In addition to his professional career, Ruhi Koçak was elected as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tarsus Chamber of Commerce in the elections in 2005 and 2009, and in the most recent elections of 2013 he was elected as the Chairman. Additionally, he is the Chairman of Tarsus Commerce and Industry Chamber, Turkey National Committee Board Member of International Chamber of Commerce, TOBB Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, Member of Board of Directors and Vice Chairman of Entreprise Committee at Tarsus Gıda İhtisas OSB.