|33rd President of Galatasaray SK|
March 22, 2008 – May 18, 2011
|Preceded by||Özhan Canaydın|
|Succeeded by||Ünal Aysal|
|Alma mater||Long Island University, New York, USA|
After graduating from high school in 1976, he went on to study business administration at Long Island University, in USA. He returned to Turkey to work in his family's construction business. After 1981, he joined Ege Ceramics as CEO for 10 years. He is currently the President of the Turkish Ceramics Federation.
In March 2008, Polat replaced Canaydin to become the 33rd President of Galatasaray SK, winning the club congress' election by a wide margin.
|President of Galatasaray SK
22 Mar 2008 – 18 May 2011