He graduated from Uludağ University, Department of Foreign Trade with first place and after that, he went on to study in the Department of Economics at Eskişehir University. After graduation, he completed Master's degree program in Foreign Trade and Money Management at Marmara University Institute of Social Sciences. He gave foreign trade trainings and seminars throughout Turkey for several years. Kartaş, voted as the "best trainer" in the institutions he has provided education for and he has written many articles which were published in foreign trade and economy magazines. He passed the Customs Consultancy exam in 1st place in 2006. He worked with the world’s largest companies as a Customs Consultant. He continues to invest in various sectors as well as working as a Customs Consultant, a trainer and a foreign trade expert.