Shaia Hosseinzadeh

Managing Director, Head of Energy & Natural Resources, Onyxpoint Global Management

Mr. Hosseinzadeh is a Managing Director at WL Ross. He leads the Firm’s private equity and distressed credit activities in Energy and Natural Resources and he is a member of the Firm’s Energy Investment Committee. Since joining WL Ross in 2010, Mr. Hosseinzadeh has been involved in the Firm’s investments in the oil, gas, energy services, natural resources, power and aerospace sectors. Mr. Hosseinzadeh has over 18 years of experience with private equity, mergers, acquisitions and financial restructurings. Prior to joining WL Ross, Mr. Hosseinzadeh was employed by Apollo Global Management in New York. Prior to that, Mr. Hosseinzadeh worked in the Investment Banking and Leveraged Finance Group at Credit Suisse First Boston. In addition to his board positions with portfolio companies, he is also a member of the Brookings Institute Energy Security Task Force and serves as a sustaining board member of Youth Inc. Mr. Hosseinzadeh received his MSc in Economics and Philosophy and his BSc in Economics from the London School Economics.