Chief Investment Officer
Mustafa is chief investment officer for Principal Global Equities. He is responsible for overseeing portfolio management and research for all international, domestic, and global equities strategies. Mustafa has managed global equity portfolios since 2002 and has also served as a member of the firm's asset allocation strategy team. He joined the firm in 2000 and has been in the financial services industry since 1991. Prior to his current role, Mustafa was a vice president and analyst for PNC Financial Services Group and an equity derivatives specialist for Salomon Brothers. Mustafa received a Ph.D. in finance and a MA in international economics from the University of South Florida. He received a bachelor's degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Bogazici University of Turkey. Mustafa has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Iowa.