Oct. 6, 1938. Doncaster, England
BA, Sheffield University, 1961; MBA, Harvard University, 1966
Chief strategist & chairman, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo
Portfolio manager, Keystone Custodian Funds, 1966-69; co-founder and strategist, Batterymarch Financial Management, 1969-77
"We're looking for systematic ways of beating the market, but we're also pragmatic. In other words, we see the models as our servants and not the other way around."