Alex Roepers is the chief investment officer of Atlantic Investment Management, a global equity value-investing firm he founded in 1988. Roepers applies a differentiated constructive shareholder activist investment approach to unlock incremental value in high-quality, undervalued companies in the consumer-, industrial- and business-services sectors. Atlantic's highly experienced investment team has successfully influenced change at many leading companies over the past 30 years in the United States, Europe and Japan.
Roepers began his investing career in the operations and corporate development departments at multibillion-dollar conglomerates Thyssen-Bornemisza Group (1984–88) and Dover Corp. (1980–82).
He serves on the Board of Dean's Advisors at Harvard Business School, as well as the Hotchkiss Investment Committee, the University of St. Andrews North American Advisory Board, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Chairman's Council and is the U.S. chair for the Compagnie Fonds, Dutch Maritime Museum. He also serves on Memorial Sloan Kettering's Special Projects Committee and is founder and board member for his charitable foundation, The Alexander J. Roepers Foundation.
Roepers has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor of business administration from Nijenrode University, which is the Netherlands School of Business.