Mr. Özakman was born in Bodrum in 1972. In 1998, he graduated from Manisa Celal Bayar University and majored in Business Management. He learned jewelry design from his master, H. Haluk Anat. He received certificates for Jewelry Designer from Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum in 2003. He has definitely been inspired from the motifs of the West and East. He uses those motifs and inspirations in his designs in combination with ethnic motives and modern lines. He has had several solo exhibitions and participated in group exhibitions. He currently lives and works in his hometown, Bodrum, Mugla.