Ahmet Tiryakioğlu was born in 1970 in Nizip district of Gaziantep. After completing his primary, secondary and high school education in Gaziantep, Tiryakioğlu started his professional business life in the lentil factory founded by his father Ali Tiryakioğlu in 1988 after his military service. Continuously improving himself in trade, Ahmet Tiryakioğlu created a serious portfolio with the connections and collaborations he established in important centers such as Istanbul, then Ankara, Adana, Adana, Izmir and Adapazarı. In 1995, Ahmet Tiryakioğlu shifted his focus to organic agriculture, and Tiryaki Agro became a company that reaches Europe and America by producing organic agriculture under contract in 6 countries around the world.
Ahmet Tiryakioğlu, who accelerated the growth momentum of Tiryaki Agro with the union of forces formed in the 2000s when his three brothers completed their education and started to work within the company, has realized new investments and important works. Ahmet Tiryakioğlu, who acquired two more factories after moving to the Organized Industrial Zone, pioneered the establishment of Turkey's largest capacity and most modern pistachio plant in 2008. With the increase in production volume, Tiryaki Agro became Turkey's largest institution in terms of transaction volume after TMO.
With more than 35 years of experience, in addition to his responsibilities in Tiryaki Agro companies, he plays an active role in important non-governmental organizations to contribute to the sector. Ahmet Tiryakioğlu is the Chairman of the Board of TMO-TOBB Tarım Ürünleri Lisanslı Depoculuk San. Tic. A.Ş. (LİDAŞ), member of the TOBB High Advisory Board, President of Gaziantep Commodity Exchange Assembly, Vice President of City Council of Gaziantep, member of the Board of Southeast Anatolian Exporters' Associations, member of the Board of Organic Product Manufacturers and Industrialists Association (ORGÜDER).
Since May 2022, he has been serving as the Chairman of TIM Grains, Pulses, Oilseeds and Products Sector Board.