Guy Spier is a Zurich based investor and the author of, "The Education of a Value Investor". In June 2007 he made headlines by bidding US$650,100 with Mohnish Pabrai for a charity lunch with Warren Buffett.
Since 1997 he has managed Aquamarine Fund, an investment partnership inspired by, and styled after the original 1950's Buffett partnerships.
Prior to starting Aquamarine Fund, Spier worked as an investment banker in New York, and as a management consultant in London and Paris.
Mr. Spier completed his MBA at the Harvard Business School, class of 1993, and holds a First Class degree in PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economics) from Oxford University. Upon graduating, he was co-awarded the George Webb Medley prize for the best performance in that year in Economics. While at Oxford he was a contemporary of David Cameron at Brasenose and attended economics tutorials with him.
Spier is the CEO of the Spier family office. He was a co-founder, along with Peter Hogenkamp and Tim Duhrkoop of TEDxZurich and is a former member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board.
Mr. Spier lives in Zurich, Switzerland with his wife Lory and their three children, Eva, Isaac and Sarah.