His work life started in 1994 in Cardiovascular Surgery Emergency department at Siyami Ersek Hospital .He worked as an expert together with Emergency Intervention teams in a period exceeding 10 years in 112 Emergency Service and Haydarpaşa Numune Hospital.
He is one of he founders of Marmara University Ambulance and Emergency Care Vocational High School .
He gave Emergency Intervention and rescue lessons at the university for 2 years
He completed his master's degree in Health Management at Beykent University.
In 2006, he founded his own company, he gives First Aid, Emergency Management, Search and Rescue in Nature classes to managers for companies He was in the first Search-Rescue team that went to the region Marmara and Düzce in the 1999 earthquake, 2002 Iran, 2005 Pakistan and the last Nepal earthquake,he saved the lives of many.
He is one of the Turkey's leading experts on crisis and disaster management.
He is doing trainings on topics such as trekking, orientation, survival etc. by learning and motivation in the programs designed for leadership and motivation for middle and senior managers on Lycia way ,on the Kaz Mountains, Samanlı Mountains in the Marmara region and for students and teachers groups in Vodna-Matka canyon in Macedonia with ASO company.
İlker Topçu is married and has 1 child.