Chair, Investment Committee
CREF Trustee since 2006
FORREST BERKLEY, 59, is a retired partner of GMO (formerly, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co.), an investment management firm, since 2006. He was a partner of GMO from 1990 to 2005, Head of Global Product Management from 2003 to 2005 and a member of its asset allocation portfolio management team from 2003 to 2005. He is a director of GMO, director of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust and a Trustee of the Maine Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, and an Investment Committee member of the Maine Community Foundation and the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation. Mr. Berkley received a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. and a law degree from Harvard University. He has served as a CREF Trustee since 2006.