Besim Sisman holds a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from Istanbul Technical University and an MBA from Bilkent University.
He began his career at TP Adiyaman District Management and occupied District Manager position 2005 through 2009. He served as a Member of the Board and Vice President from 2009 to 2013.

Responsible for international projects and strategy during his Vice Presidency, Sisman went some ways towards developing Azerbaijan, Eastern Mediterranean and Iraq projects. 
In 2012 he was appointed as the acting President & CEO and hold this position until May, 2015 when he became the President & CEO. Currently, Mr. Sisman is the Chairman of World Petroleum Congress Turkish National Committee, member of MEPEC Advisory Committee and member of IPTC Executive Committee.
He was also a keynote speaker at international prestigious events such as WPC, TUROGE, AAPG, SPE, etc.
Interested in many projects to integrate university youth into petroleum and gas sector, Sisman also contributed to promoting amateur sports under his Chairmanship of Batman Petrol Sports Club.

Since May 2015, Besim Şişman has been working as President & CEO and commenced integrated transformation programme to adopt TP to global dynamics and trends.
Mr. Sisman speaks English and Arabic, married with 2 children.