He has been interested in the maritime industry since his youth and aimed to be a shipman. In line with this goal, he started his education life in Beykoz Aquaculture and Marine High School. Later, he continued his higher education at Bülent Ecevit University, graduating from Piri Reis University Department of Marine Engineering in 2011; he was awarded a diploma valid in all European countries and received the engineer title.
Aiming to improve himself during his career, he worked as an officer in established institutions such as İstanbul Şehir Hatları, Empire Bulker and Beşiktaş Grup. In 2016, he started to work in the field of Maritime Supervision and Audit. During this period, he carried out numerous ship operations representing buyers, sellers and traders in many European countries. In Turkey's shipyards, in cooperation with the Treasury Ministry's transportation experts, on behalf of insurance companies, he carried out the audits of condition - appraisals, shipyards, ports, and boat construction risk analysis.
Alkan has established Vals Survey Uluslararası Gözetim Ticaret Limited Şirketi in March 2021 to improve his experience in the sector. Its basic principles in this establishment are rationality and equality. In his career, he aims to be united in the company he established, with the teaching that every person has different skills and is equal to each other.
Chamber of Shipping (DTM), T.M.M.O.B is a member of GEMIMO.