Founded in 1981, Dimensional global firms* have a long history of applying academic research to practical investing. Today, we offer a full range of equity and fixed interest strategies designed to target higher expected returns. We regard the assets we manage as more than just shares in a portfolio. The money represents the savings, sacrifice and dreams that investors have entrusted to us. We take this responsibility seriously.



Dimensional Origins

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For more than 35 years, Dimensional global firms* have been putting financial science to work for investors by translating compelling research into real-world investment solutions.

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Kenneth French
Kenneth French
Professor, Dartmouth College; Dimensional Director; Consultant, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
“People at Dimensional care much more about getting the right answer than defending their answer.”

We are passionate about what we do, and through our close relationships with institutional investors, consultants and financial advisors globally, we've seen the difference our approach has made in people’s lives. Hear from our employees.

Our Leadership

Dimensional’s leadership has remained committed to fostering a culture of learning, teamwork, innovation and dedication to always doing what’s right for our clients.

Global Leadership

“Global Leadership” refers to Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (US).
David Booth
David Booth
Founder and Executive Chairman
Dave Butler
Dave Butler
Co-Chief Executive Officer, Head of Global Financial Advisor Services, and Dimensional Director
Gerard O'Reilly
Gerard K. O’Reilly
Co-Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, and Dimensional Director
Steve Clark
Stephen Clark
Head of Global Institutional Services and President, Dimensional International
Sam Gilliland
Sam Gilliland
Senior Adviser and Chief Operating Officer
Catherine Newell
Catherine L. Newell
General Counsel
Chris Crossan
Christopher Crossan
Global Chief Compliance Officer
Aaron Marcus
Head of Global Human Resources

Global Affiliates

These entities are Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd., DFA Australia Limited, Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC, Dimensional Fund Advisors Pte. Ltd., and Dimensional Japan Ltd.
Art Barlow
Art Barlow
Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. (UK)
Glenn Crane
Glenn Crane
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DFA Australia Limited (Australia)
Peng Chen
Peng Chen
Chief Executive Officer, Dimensional Fund Advisors Pte. Ltd. (Asia ex Japan)
John Alkire
John R. Alkire
Chief Executive Officer, Dimensional Japan Ltd. (Japan)

*“Dimensional Global Firms” refers to the Dimensional separate but affiliated entities generally, rather than to one particular entity. These entities are Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd., DFA Australia Limited, Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC, Dimensional Fund Advisors Pte. Ltd., and Dimensional Japan Ltd. Dimensional Directors refers to the Board of Directors of the general partner of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.