Spencer co-founded FFL in 1997 and is a Managing Partner. He serves as a Director on the Board of Strategic Investment Group, Director of Eyemart Express; and was previously a Director of Korn/Ferry International, Milestone AV Technologies, BearingPoint, Inc., JonesTrading Institutional Services LLC, Transtar Holdings, Wilton Re Holdings Limited, AmericanWest Bank and Banner Corporation.
Spencer is a member of the Fellowship Campaign Executive Committee for Lincoln College, Oxford and a Director of Americans for Oxford, Inc. and was an advisor to the Investment Committee of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for 10 years. Spencer previously spent 19 years with Morgan Stanley as an investment banker and manager. He was a member of the worldwide Investment Banking Operating Committee, Head of Investment Banking in Asia and Head of Corporate Finance for Europe. He earned an M. Phil. in Management Studies at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg with a B.A. (Hons) in Economics. Spencer also serves as a Director of The Clorox Company and Levi Strauss & Co.