Erol GÜRSOY was born in Arsin, Trabzon in 1966 as the first child of the Gürsoy family. In 1984, he graduated from (Trabzon Özel Köşk) High School. He became involved in business during his educational life and improved his skills by working with his grandfather Feyzullah Gürsoy, one of the notables of Trabzon, and his father Murat Gürsoy, one of the main shareholders of Trabzon Clothing Industry. In 1993, he entered construction business for the first time. Afterwards, he undertook many construction contracts and completed them successfully. In 2005, he founded Gürsoy İnşaat and took one step further towards professionalism under a corporate company structure.