Serra Sabancı was born in 1975 in Adana and graduated from the University of Portsmouth. She also graduated from the Department of Economics, Istanbul Bilgi University with honors. She started her career at Temsa. After becoming a Board member of Sabancı Holding, she participated in the Institute of Directors (IOD) seminars and courses on board membership, mergers and acquisitions in London. In addition to her Sabancı Holding Board membership, she is a member of the Board of the Sabancı Foundation and various Sabancı Group companies.