Toğrul Gönden studied architecture at the TU Berlin and Universidad de Sevilla.
Subsequently he advised municipalities in tendering and implementation of PPP projects while at PSPC GmbH.
Between 2006 and 2012, Toğrul Gönden held positions at JLL in Berlin, Munich, Istanbul und Moscow in the field if property and asset management. In his last position at JLL he was a national director and department head for Russia and CIS.
In 2013 he became managing partner of Cushman & Wakefield in Turkey, a post he held until the end of 2018.
Since 2019 he has been managing director of Driven Investment GmbH.