People - Focused Equity

TomHancock
Tom Hancock
Dr. Hancock is the head of GMO’s Focused Equity team and the portfolio manager for the Quality Strategy. Previously at GMO, he was co-head of the Global Equity team. He is a partner of the firm. Prior to joining GMO in 1995, he was a research scientist at Siemens and a software engineer at IBM. Dr. Hancock holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Harvard University and B.S. and M.S. degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
HassanChowdhry
Hassan Chowdhry

Mr. Chowdhry is engaged in portfolio management and research within GMO’s Focused Equity team. Previously at GMO, he was a member of the Global Equity team focusing on the Quality Strategy. Prior to joining GMO in 2007, he held analyst positions at Batterymarch Financial Management and Putnam Lovell NBF. Mr. Chowdhry earned his B.S. in Economics and BAS in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, his MPA from Harvard, and his MBA from MIT.

TyCobb
Ty Cobb

Mr. Cobb is engaged in portfolio management and research within GMO’s Focused Equity team and is a partner of the firm. Previously at GMO, he led the fundamental research group for the Global Equity team. Prior to joining GMO in 1997, he worked at Brown Brothers Harriman. Mr. Cobb received a B.A. in Economics/Russian Language from Bucknell University and an M.S. in Finance from Suffolk University. He is a CFA charterholder.

AlexHebert
Alex Hebert

Mr. Hebert is a research analyst within GMO’s Focused Equity team. Previously at GMO, he was a member of the Global Equity team focusing on the Quality Strategy. Prior to joining GMO in 2006, he worked at Investors Bank and Trust. Mr. Hebert earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Vermont and M.S. in Finance from Brandeis University. He is a CFA charterholder.

AnthonyHene
Anthony Hene

Mr. Hene is co-portfolio manager for the Quality Strategy. He is a member of the Focused Equity team and a partner of the firm. Previously at GMO, he was engaged in portfolio management within the Global Equity team. Mr. Hene joined GMO full-time in 1995. He has an MSc in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford and is a CFA charterholder.

KimMayer
Kim Mayer
Mr. Mayer oversees investor relations and is a research analyst within GMO’s Focused Equity team. Previously at GMO, he was a member of the Global Equity team focusing on the Quality Strategy. Prior to joining GMO in 2006, he managed the U.S. fixed income syndicate desk at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Mayer earned his B.A. in History from Princeton University.
Noah Mellen
Noah Mellen
Mr. Mellen is a research analyst within GMO’s Focused Equity team. Mr. Mellen joined GMO full-time in 2013 after earning his B.S. in Business Administration from Northeastern University.
Riversdale-Waldegrave
Riversdale Waldegrave

Mr. Waldegrave is a research analyst within GMO’s Focused Equity team. Mr. Waldegrave joined GMO full-time in 2015 after earning his BA in Oriental Studies from the University of Oxford.

LucasWhite
Lucas White

Mr. White is the portfolio manager for the Resources and Climate Change Strategies. He is a member of GMO’s Focused Equity team and a partner of the firm. Previously at GMO, he was engaged in portfolio management for the Global Equity team, including responsibilities for the Quality, Tactical Opportunities, and U.S. Growth Strategies. Prior to joining GMO in 2006, he worked at Standish Mellon Asset Management and MFS. Mr. White earned his B.A. in Economics and Psychology from Duke University. He is a CFA charterholder.