Mr. Schafer is the Managing Partner of O.S.S. Capital Management LP, a private investment partnership which he co-founded in 2001.
A well-respected Wall Street professional, he
has been a longtime participant in the Barron's Roundtable of top money managers.
Previously, Mr. Schafer was a Member of Cumberland Associates and, prior to that, was a General Partner at Steinhardt Partners, which he joined in 1970 as an analyst.
He earned a BA, Magna Cum Laude, at Harvard College in 1961 and an MBA at Harvard Business School in 1964.
Mr. Schafer serves on the Board of Trustees of New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
He is President of the Schafer Family Foundation, which supports the arts and social service organizations.
He serves on the Executive Committee of the University Club and is on the Board of the New York Philharmonic, which he serves as chairman of the nominating committee.
Oscar Schafer is married to Didi Fenton-Schafer, who serves on the Board of the Central Park Conservancy and the Second Stage Theater.
From the summer seasons of 2007 through 2012, Didi and Oscar Schafer
presented the New York Philharmonic
's Concert in the Parks, and will continue to do so during the upcoming season as well.