Olivier Périer is an accomplished CEO and seasoned businessman, with a passion for sustainable innovation and urban planning. Périer studied Management and Business Administration at the prestigious INSEAD, as well as completing a Masters in Urban Planning and Architecture at the Institut Supérieur d'Architecture Intercommunal. He later went on to co-found Urban Platform, an architectural firm specialized in sustainable architecture and urban planning.
In 2010, Périer became the CEO of SPDG, a family-owned enterprise that invests in ventures and capital investments. Under his leadership at SPDG Ventures, Périer leads a team of 20 dedicated individuals working to build innovative companies that improve the future of cities by making them healthier, safer, and smarter. Périer's work has primarily focused on the EU, USA, and Israel.
Périer's achievements and qualifications have not gone unnoticed. He currently serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Strategic Committee of the D'Ieteren Group, a family-owned company active in the automotive industry for seven generations. Additionally, he sits on the board of the International Polar Foundation, supporting polar scientific research.
Outside of business, Périer is a keen sailor, mountaineer, runner, and traveler. He believes in progress through innovation, and in the human capacity to make things better with curiosity, courage, care and respect.