Was born on 20th 1988 in Nicosia, Cyprus. His father is a blacksmith and his mother is a cleaner at the Near East University Health Centre. Karasalih completed his primary school at Atatürk primary school, secondary at Bayraktar and high school at Lefkoşa Türk Lisesi. On February 2011, he graduated from Business Administration Department at Near East University. He completed his master’s degree with a merit on Business Administration (MBA) at University of Greenwich in 2012. By the end of 2013, Karasalih performed his military service.
Karasalih is a manager at his family firm called Karsal Endüstriyel Mutfak Ltd since 2004. He has held a few lectures on dates mentioned below. In August 2012, Near East University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics’ last class students, summer semester, Introduction to Business lesson, May 2013, Department of Knowledge Management, thesis subject, social capital and same year in December, Business Administration department students’ business lecture has been taught both in Turkish and English languages.
As he continues studying along with his successful career, , Karasalih has had an advantage of training on “Corporate Social Responsibility”, which was held 5 weeks in Cyprus and 3 weeks in USA. At the end of this training, he had not only built social relationships but also signed on environmental and cultural projects.
In 2011, Karasalih presented an academic proposal named “Either Mobilized or Institutionalize m-Government Roadmap in the TRNC” in the eBusiness and eGovernment Conference in Kuşadası, Turkey while he was studying Business Administration at Near East University.
Since 2012, Karasalih is an active Rotaract member in Nicosia Sarayönü Rotaract Club and have been involved in many bi-communal social, environmental and cultural projects.
Karasalih likes to follow daily issues and technology all around the world. He is a professional horse rider. He enjoys taking photographs, listening to music and fishing. Karasalih lives with his parents and he is single.