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Ben Inker: 'The Portfolio We're Running Today Is Abnormal Even for Us'

GMO’s head of asset allocation discusses value’s underperformance, why a 60/40 portfolio is apt to be a losing proposition after inflation, and what the market is missing about emerging-markets value.

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Our guest on the podcast is Ben Inker. Ben is GMO's head of asset allocation. In that capacity, he leads GMO's asset-allocation team and is a member of the firm's board of directors. He joined GMO in 1992 after obtaining his bachelor's in economics from Yale University. Prior to assuming his current role, Ben was an analyst on GMO's quantitative equity and asset-allocation teams, a portfolio manager of various equity and asset-allocation portfolios the firm offers, co-head of international quantitative equities, and CIO of quantitative developed equities. Ben is a CFA charterholder.

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