Başaran Bayrak was born in Trabzon, on 9th of October, 1959. He was graduated from the Marmara University, Faculty of Communications in 1982.
He was one of the founding members of ÇEKSAN limited company established in 1978. In 2004, by changing of Çeksan into joint stock co, Başaran Bayrak became vice president. In 2000, he and his business partners from Çeksan, jointly founded Bayrak Maritime Joint Stock Co.
He was also involved in executive board of GİSAŞ, the company founded by members of Turkish Shipbuilders Association, as financial executive director between 2001 and 2006 and vice chairman between 2006 and 2008.
In April 2010, he was voted into chair of newly founded Turkish Ship and Yachts Exporters' Association by total of all 42 votes and consequently he is entitled as first chairman of the association.
Today he is still in position of vice president and general manager of Çeksan Shipyard, Bayrak Maritime and Baytaş Tanker and also Councillor of Chamber of Shipping and Chairman of Turkish Ship and Yacht Exporters Association.
He is married with children.