Born in 1965, Şenkar Öztüzün is married with one child and graduated from the political sciences faculty at the Marmara University.
After starting his business career in Istanbul in the textile industry, first as a director and later as a company owner, he moved to Bodrum in 1994. His management of venues began with the Avlu Bar in Bodrum’s Bar Street.
Today, he continues his working life as the proprietor and executive manager of the Marina Yacht Club, the Liman Köftecisi restaurant in Bodrum and the amazing Newold Night Club which is situated in a 300 year old inn.
As well as this, Şenkar Öztüzün has coached the Turkish National Sailing team following his own experience as a sailor for the national team and a Turkish Champion. He trained the first Optimist sportsmen in Bodrum, many of whom have become Turkish champions and represented their country as well. He is recognised as one of the most successful Turkish sportsmen in his field.
He was one of the founders of and a member of the Board of Directors of the Bodrum Open Sea Yacht Club, during which time he contributed towards the establishment of the Bodrum Yacht Race.