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Our People

Intellectual capital propels economic competitiveness

Ertan Enginalev

Founder, CEO & Chief Investment Officer

Ertan Enginalev founded WSD Capital Management in 2014 and leads portfolio management, risk management and research activities as well as the development and execution of the firm’s vision and mission. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial markets, with particular emphasis on mergers, acquisitions and special situation equities.

Prior to forming WSD Capital Management, Mr. Enginalev founded The Warschild Group. He began his career as an investment banker specializing in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Enginalev is the founder of the Warschild Foundation. Established in 2009, the organization focuses on alleviating the world’s most pressing development challenges through private capital and by promoting civil society involvement.

He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and an MBA from the University of Miami’s School of Business.