Mr. Kaya was born in 1968 in Turkey. He graduated as geological engineer from Dokuz Eylul Universty in 1993 in Izmir ,Turkey. He started his career with natural stone business in 1995. Worked as factory manager,production manager,export&sales manager in top ten Turkish marble companies. The natural stone business still continues in a marble company as partner. Minkay Mining was founded by Yildiray Kaya in 2008 as mining, investment & maketing consultancy Company. Kaya serves as President & CEO in Minkay Mining.
Also Kaya is a member of the World Council of Consultants at Gerson Lehman Group.