Born in 1979 in Istanbul, Ali Gürsoy graduated from Galatasaray High School and later Florida Atlantic University, Business Administration Department, and has a Masters in Psychology from Istanbul Trade University.
He served as a member of the Board of Directors of Galatasaray Sports Club from 2004 to 2008, and again from 2010 to 2013.
He is also a member of the Boards of Directors of the Galatasaray Education Foundation and the Education Volunteers Foundation of Turkey.
He is chairman of the Construction Department of the Gürsoy Companies Group.
Gürsoy is married and has two daughters. He speaks French and English.