He graduated from METU Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. He completed his post-graduate studies at the same university and did his doctorate at Gazi University Department of Mechanical Engineering. He served as a senior executive at Erkunt Casting and Machinery Factory, TÜBİTAK and Mitaş and worked as the General Manager of Ereğli Iron and Steel Plant/Çelbor Pipe Plant. In Japan, he did research on surface finishing technologies for six months. He worked in every stage of production such as Iron and Steel Casting, Steel Drawing, Hot and Cold Working, Surface Finishing Technologies, Heat Treatment, Machinery, Steel Construction Manufacturing, R&D, Quality, Laboratory, Testing and Inspection. Still working as a coordinator at Ankara OSTİM OIZ Technology Center and Anatolian Rail Transportation Systems Cluster, Pektaş supports the development of our national industry with works of domestic production and national branding. Pektaş, who has various statements, articles and sector analyses published nationally and internationally and books of “Vücudumuzdaki Metalurji” and “ Galvanizci Rehberi”, is very fluent in English and moderately fluent in Japanese.