Jeremy Grantham is a co-founder of GMO, LLC, an investment management firm in Boston that currently manages approximately $71 billion, predominately for large institutions. He is the firm’s chief investment strategist, chairman of the board, an active member of its asset allocation division and the author of a quarterly letter to clients. In addition to providing an investment outlook, the letter has covered issues of financial ethics, deficiencies in capitalism, resource limitations and problems posed by changing climate.
In 1998 Jeremy and his wife Hannelore established the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment which seeks to protect and improve the health of the global environment. The foundation’s grants focus on climate change and biodiversity conservation, with an emphasis on international initiatives. Key funding programs include the establishment of research institutes at LSE and Imperial College both in London and the center at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. Jeremy is a trustee of The Nature Conservancy. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Sheffield (U.K.) and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and holds honorary degrees from the New School, University of Sheffield (New York) and Imperial College London.
Mr. Grantham was invested as a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) by Prince William, Duke of Cambridge in 2015 for his climate change related philanthropy. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has received the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.