Amer is an investor and Partner at Valueworks AG, a fully independent multi-family office serving global families based in Zurich, Switzerland, where he provides strategic investment consulting on banking and private equity investments.
Prior to joining Valueworks, Amer spent over five years at Rothschild Bank serving international clients with a focus on entrepreneurs and global families. He originally moved to Zurich in 2010 to join a multi-family office where he was responsible for all merchant banking. Amer started his career in London, where for almost a decade he was advising entrepreneurs and family businesses on private equity and M&A at First Capital and direct investments at First Ventures.
Amer studied Manufacturing and Management at Cambridge University as post-graduate and earned a Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce with Japanese from Birmingham University, which included a year on scholarship to Japan. He holds a Diploma in Accounting and Finance (ACCA) and an Investment Management Certificate (IMC) from the CFA Institute.
Amer is on the committee of Philanthropy Impact in Zurich and lectures on impact investing at the Anant University, where he has also founded the Ikigai Scholarship to help disadvantaged students.