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 joined the firm in 2000 and has been the lead manager for global equity portfolios since 2002. He also served previously as a member of the firm's asset allocation strategy team. He has been in the financial services industry since 1991. Previously, he 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 an MA in international economics from the University of South Florida. He received a bachelor's degree in electronics and 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.