Hilal graduated from Akademi Istanbul Private School – International Business Studies Branch in 1999. She worked for a year for Efes Pilsener Marketing and Distributing Company as an executive assistant. She joined Omur Marine in 2000 and worked as an executive assistant for 7 years. After that she was promoted to be a claims handler in Omur Marine since the beginning of 2008.Dealt with precautionary surveys (pre-loading, tally, draft & conditions surveys) nominated surveyors, reported & prepared daily, interim & final reports. In September 2020, Hilal commenced working with Eskomarine as an Operations Coordinator.