Mr. Vural was born in Ordu/ Ünye in 1972. He graduated from the 9 Eylül University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in 1993. He started his career in Kuveyt Türk Participation Bank in Marketing Department as Assistant Specialist in 1997 and after his resignation in 1999, he served in various positions in Türkiye Finans Participation Bank as Marketing Specialist, Marketing Manager, Branch Manager, Marmara Regional Manager, Recruitment and Planning Manager. He was appointed as Acting Deputy Vice President in charge of Retail Banking in July 2016 and continued to serve in this position until 17 March 2017. İsmail Vural, who started his duty as the Deputy Secretary-General of the Participation Banks Association of Türkiye in February 2018, has been appointed as the Acting Secretary-General in February 2022