World Capital Markets Symposium

Dr Marc Faber

Executive Director, Marc Faber Ltd, Hong Kong

Dr Marc Faber is the Executive Director of Marc Faber Limited and is a renowned investor. A regular speaker at various investment seminars, Marc is well known for his "contrarian" investment approach. He is also associated with a variety of funds and is a member of the Board of Directors of numerous companies.

In June 1990, he set up his own business, MARC FABER LIMITED which acts as an investment advisor and fund manager. Prior to that, he was the Managing Director of Drexel Burnham Lambert (HK) Ltd. Between 1970 and 1978, Marc worked for White Weld & Company Limited in New York, Zurich and Hong Kong. He has lived in Hong Kong since 1973.

Marc publishes a widely read monthly investment newsletter "The Gloom Boom & Doom Report" which highlights unusual investment opportunities, and is the author of several books including “ TOMORROW'S GOLD – Asia's Age of Discovery” which was first published in 2002 and highlights future investment opportunities around the world. “TOMORROW’S GOLD” was for several weeks on Amazon's best seller list and is being translated into Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai and German. He is also a regular contributor to several leading financial publications around the world.

A book on Marc, "RIDING THE MILLENNIAL STORM", by Nuri Vittachi, was published in 1998.

He is a graduate in Economics at the University of Zurich and, at the age of 24, obtained a PhD in Economics magna cum laude.