Neil Ostrer studied history at St Catharine's College, graduating in 1981. Thereafter he entered the City and the world of equity fund management. He worked for GT Management 1981-6 in both London and latterly San Francisco before leaving the company to form a start-up institutional equity fund manager in late 1986 with two industry colleagues. This was named Marathon Asset Management and has grown over the years to now manage over $50bn for pension funds, endowments and foundations from around the world and most particularly in North America. Neil has always specialised as a European Equity Fund Manager.