Born in Ankara in 1964, Renan Gökyay startet, after graduating from METU Faculty of Architecture, Department of Industrial Design in administrative positions in Nurus A.Ş., the family company. He succeeded in a lot of designs both individually and with the design department, Nurus Design Lab, which he developed.
Being one of the founders of METU Faculty of Architecture Graduates Information and Communication Association (OMIM), he is still a board member in this association.
He has lectures in İstanbul Bilgi University on Design Culture and Administration Programme.
Renan Gökyay, also speaking in English, French and Italian, is still deputy chairman of the board of directors in Nurus Group.