Jeremy Grantham co-founded GMO in 1977. He began his career as an economist with Royal Dutch Shell after earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Sheffield (U.K.) and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Prior to launching GMO, he was a principal at the Boston-based money management firm Batterymarch Financial Management. Mr. Grantham currently serves as GMO’s chairman and oversees its quantitative products and investment strategies. He also serves on the investment committees of several Boston-based non-profit organizations.
GMO is a privately-held global investment management firm which oversees in excess of $100 billion in client assets primarily for institutions. It was founded on the philosophy of value-oriented investing and constant innovation. GMO offers fundamental and quantitative investment products including domestic and international equities and global fixed income. It also manages absolute return hedge funds and other alternative investment products. The firm is headquartered in Boston with additional offices in London, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney, and Zurich.