Nihat holds a Master in Law and Economics from HEC Lausanne and is currently a trainee lawyer in a renowned firm in Geneva. Before joining this firm, he worked for the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA in Bern. During his studies, he was a research and teaching assistant at HEC Lausanne for the courses Business Law and Innovation Law. Nihat specialises in financial markets regulation and commercial law. He has publications in the fields of data protection and new financial technologies.