He was born in 1971 in Ankara. After completing his primary, secondary and high school education in Ankara, he graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of Public Administration in 1992.
In 1994, he became involved in the profession of Civil Administration as Aksaray District Governor Candidate. Following various internship stages, he studied foreign language and English Public Administration for 8 months in England. In 1997, he completed the 84th term District Governorship Course and was appointed to the district of Kâzımkarabekir in Karaman. After that, he worked in Ardahan province Çıldır district for 2 years. In 2001, he was appointed as the district governor of Trabzon province Arsin district.
In 2004, he was sent by the Ministry of Internal Affairs to the University of Exeter in England to pursue a master's degree in "Public Administration and Public Policy". His master thesis on the British Education System named “Local Education Authorities Under New Labor” was accepted by the University Senate with a “merit” (outstanding achievement) degree. He returned home in October 2005.
Between 2006-2009, he worked as the District Governor of Adıyaman Province, Sungurlu District Governor between 2009-2013, and Dilovası District Governor of Kocaeli between 2013-2016.
In 2016, he participated in the program "Managing Diversity in a Globalizing World: The Way Forward", on behalf of the Ministry of Interior Affairs, organized by the Institute of International Public Policy and Management (INPUMA) at Malaya University, Malaysia.
On December 1, 2016, he was appointed as the Governor of Istanbul, Esenler. After serving here for 2 years, our Governor Hulusi Şahin, who was appointed as the Governor of Batman with the President's Appointment Decision dated October 26, 2018 and numbered 2018/202, is married and has 3 children and speaks English.