She was born in Istanbul. Graduated from Businnes Administration Faculty of Uludag University in 1993. After graduating the faculty, she completed Istanbul University International Management Programme in 1995, and also New York University Financial Programme in 1998. In 2005 she studied Philosophy & Psychology Faculty of Maltepe University for two semestre.
During her study at New York University, she worked as a Financial Research Analyst at Swaps Monitor Research and Publication Company which she believes the job had contributed a lot to her professional work. Her work also published at weekly newsletter of the company which was distributed to the Financial Institution all over the world.
After returning to Turkey, she worked as a Sales Executive in Expeditors International Company. As a Partner and General Coordinator, she established the first women Radio station - Radio FEMALE in Turkey which had amount of special social works for women in 2001. Because of the economic crizes in Turkey she closed the company in 2002. And she worked Icdas Celik as a Export Company as Financial Controller. She is speaking English and Serbian.
Since 2005, Ms. SANCAKTAR, working as a Senior Consultant, taking place in different sectors including hundreds of selection and placement project, the establishment of E - performance system in the public sector, establishing Job Evaluation and Salary Management system in media sector, Organizational Change and Development projects in a Museum, Job Analysis, Job Descriptions and Job Evaluation in manufacturing sector, building Talent Pool for one of telecommunications sector firm. Now she is responsible for the Telecommunication, IT, Energy, Insurance, Finance, Paper and Forest Products, Packaging and Media sectors mostly.
Ms. SANCAKTAR is certified coach, certified SILVA method, THETA Healing and Reiki Practitioners and member of ICF ( International Coaching Federation) and PERYON ( Personnel Managers Association Turkey) and TAKIDD (All European Women's Cultural Co-operation and Solidarity Association).