Born in Ankara in 1965, Mitat Şahin graduated from Ankara University Faculty of science. He received his master’s degree from Selçuk University Institute of Social Sciences.
Şahin who began his working life at Vakıfbank in 1990, worked at various positions for 20 years. Mitat Şahin started working as an assistant inspector at Vakıfbank and worked as Ankara Marketable Securities Center Deputy Manager, Mersin Marketable Securities Vice President, Akdeniz Region Branches Monitoring manager, Nalçatı/Konya Branch Manager, Ankara Corporate Head Office Manager and General Accounting and Financial Affairs President.
Mitat Şahin who also worked as Vakıfbank Deputy General Manager, Vakıf Retirement A.Ş Deputy General Manager and Vakıf Marketable Securities Appraisal General Manager is married, and has 1 child.