Ersin Karaoglu joined the TPF board in June 2021. He has been a member of TPF’s Investment Committee since 2015 and currently chairs the committee.

Ersin works as a portfolio manager at Squarepoint Capital, a global investment management firm that develops quantitative investment strategies across various markets and asset classes. Before joining Squarepoint in 2019, he was a portfolio manager at Bluemountain Capital, a multi-strategy hedge fund. In that role, Ersin was part of a team that focused on identifying dislocations in the pricing of credit and equity securities of North American corporations. Prior to joining Bluemountain in 2007, Ersin worked at Deutsche Bank as an associate in the Debt Capital Markets division for two years. In this role, he assisted in the origination of debt issuance and liability management transactions for companies in various sectors.

Ersin has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in Industrial Engineering and International Economics from Middle East Technical University in Turkey. He lives in New York City with his wife, two daughters, and their beagle Max.