Emir was born in 1969, in Sarajevo, where he graduated from the School of Economics, University of Sarajevo, in 1997, at the Department of Business Economy. Since 1998 he has worked at the FBiH Institute for pension and disability insurance, as a controller, head of department for charge of contributions, head of department for control, and most recently Chief internal auditor.

He is a member of the BiH Association of internal auditors, as its first generation graduate. Emir was engaged on several projects implemented by the non-profit organisation Green Council, most recently development of the Feasibility Study for project of production of thermal insulation materials made from sheep wool (2016).