Dr. Levent Bıçakcı  was born in Ankara in 1953. He attended the Istanbul Boys’ High School from 1965 to1972 where the language of education is German. He then attended Istanbul University and graduated from the Faculty of Law in 1976.

From 1976 to 1984 he worked as a teaching/research assistant in the Common Law department of the Faculty of Law, Istanbul University. During this period he spent a year in Germany on a DAAD scholarship where he carried out research towards his Ph.D. He received his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Law, Istanbul University in 1984.

He was a member of the FIBA Legal Commission from 1998-2006, a board member of the Turkish Basketball Federation in 1998-2002 and Head of the Turkish Football Federation in 2004-2005.

Currently, Dr Bıçakcı is the Director of the Bıçakcı Law Bureau, a member of the UEFA Arbitration Board, a member of the Kadir Has University Board of Trustees, a board member of the Turkish Football Federation, a board member of the Galatasaray Sports Club, a board member and member of the Board of Trustees of Turkish Football Foundation and a member of the board of Trustees of Istanbul Istanbul Boys’ High School.

Dr. Levent Bıçakcı, who speaks English and German, is married and has a daughter.