Ahmet is Executive Director of the Australian Intercultural Society. He is one of the co-founders of Affinity Intercultural Foundation and was a NSW Centenary ANZAC Ambassador. He was a recipient of the Western Sydney University (formerly UWS) Community Service Award 2013. He also started the UTS MSA where he studied Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering. He completed his Masters in Islamic Sciences with Islamic Sciences & Research Academy Australia through Charles Sturt University. He has been actively involved in community activism for over 25yrs, with the last 18yrs in the area of intercultural dialogue.