Arif Nuri Bulut was born in 1953 in Ankara. After completing his high school education at Saint Joseph High School in 1972, he graduated from Istanbul Technical University (ITU) Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1977. He did his master’s degree within the scope of Engineering & Architecture Post-Graduate Program at ITU in 1979 and his master’s degree within the scope of Executive MCA Program at Koç University in 1995. He started his work life as a Project Engineer in Charge of the Project and Sites at Tokar A.Ş. between the years of 1978-1979. Bulut worked as a Production Manager at İzocam Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş. in 1981 and acted as a Project Manager in 1986 and as an Engineering Manager in 1992. Bulut, who was assigned as a Technical Vice President in 1996 and as a General Manager in 2002, worked as a General Manager between the years of 2002-2017. He was assigned as the Director of Saint-Gobain Group Turkey in April 2017.
He currently acts as Independent Member of the Board at Türk Traktör A.Ş. and Altınyunus Çeşme Tur. Tes. A.Ş. and as a Member of the Board in İzocam Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş., Saint-Gobain Rigips Alçı Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş., Saint-Gobain Weber Yapı Kim. San. ve Tic. A.Ş. and Saint-Gobain İnovatif Malzemeler ve Aşındırıcılar San. Tic. ve A.Ş.
Bulut, who acted as the CEO of IZODER Association of Heat, Water, Noise and Fire Insulators between the years of 2005-2007, has also been serving as a Member of the Board of Presidents at IZODER Association of Heat, Water, Noise and Fire Insulators since 2009 and as Vice Chairman of the Management Board at Association of Turkish Construction Material Producers (IMSAD) since 2011.