He started his professional carrier as technical services engineer at Ankara Akyak Trading Company in 1994. He joined TUPRAS in 1997 and served as Operations Engineer, Operations Supervisor, Operations Superintendent at Crude, Vacuum, FCC, Hydrocracker, Isomerization, Platformer and MQD units. He leaded the commissioning of isomerization Project in 2002 and GSIP Project in 2009. He was served at Izmit Refinery Production Manager from June 2, 2011 and as of October 19, 2015, was appointed as Batman Refinery Manager.
Girgin graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Ankara University in 1994 and completed his M.Sc. studies in Executive MBA at Koc University in 2013.
He was born in Ankara in 1971, married with two children and speaks English