Nazan holds degrees in Translation and Interpreting (BA) from Boğaziçi University and European Studies (MA) from Marmara University. She has been working as a conference interpreter since 1988. She is a member of TKTD and AIIC and accredited to work for EU institutions. She worked as an adjunct instructor in interpretation at Boğaziçi University from 1998 to 2000, teaching interpreting to undergraduate students and is currently an adjunct instructor at the Strasbourg University Department of Translation and Interpretation. Her working languages are Turkish (A), English (B) and French (C). She is a founding partner of Enterkon.