He was born in Türkmencamili Village in 1956. Graduated from Konya Selcuk University and received his graduate degree from Dokuz Eylul University. He rendered service as a teacher and administrator. In 1985 he began his business life and dealt with agricultural products and equipments.
In the year 1994 he was elected as mayor of Cumra. In 1999 he was elected as chairman of the board of Konya Beet Growers Cooperative and Konya Sugar Industry, in 2000 he was elected as chairman of the board of PANKOBIRLIK, Sugar Authority, Turkish National Cooperatives Association and Sugar Board.
He introduced a great number of production facilities to the national economy by the investments he designed in Konya Sugar Industry and realized many model projects for the agricultural sector. Mr. Konuk also contributed the production of innovative products such as liquid sugar, bioethanol and biogas in Turkey. On the other hand, he launched a planting campaign that was the most challenging campaign in the history of our country and intended to meet saplings as much as Turkey’s population with the soil.
He was granted many awards among them the entrepreneur of the year, consumer friendly, innovator of the year, environmentalist of the year and he was awarded the Competent Person Plaquet and medal in the day of World Food Day in the year 2010 . He currently undertakes the assignments such as the board chairman of PANKOBIRLIK and Konya Beet Growers Cooperative and in the year 2009 he was awarded the degree honoris causa by Selcuk University. Mr. Konuk is married and the father of three children.