Players’ agent licensed by the Royal Netherlands Football Association and KNVB registered intermediary. Studied European Law School at the University of Maastricht and International & European Law at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. To further develop himself, he studied at the Bilkent University in Ankara and specialised in international contract law.
Actively took part in the family business, which at some point developed into a top-40 company in its own sector. During these years he developed as an entrepreneur. The combination of theoretical knowledge and practice gave him the know how of business and an international network.
During his days in Ankara, Cankut functioned as an ‘in house’ lawyer at Ankaraspor A.S., a professional football club acting in the highest division of Turkey. It was here that he not only gained a lot of experience and knowledge concerning the world of football, but he was also able to develop himself on the pitch of international sportslaw. Alongside this knowledge and experience, his time at Ankaraspor provided him the foundation of the network that he has at present.
Under the supervision of ProAgent, he has entered into a cooperation with other licensed agents in the Netherlands, with the purpose of creating a bridge between the Dutch and Turkish worlds of football and law. He also frequently acts as an intermediary for both Dutch and Turkish clubs and agents, considering his added value as an expert on both nations concerning sports and law.