Audrey Behan joined HarbourVest in 2019 and has been appointed as Chief Risk Officer.
Prior to joining HarbourVest, Ms Behan worked in asset management in both Ireland and Germany for over 25 years and, most recently, as Head of Risk for Intertrust Alternative Investment Fund Management Ireland providing third party AIFM services for clients in the alternate investment markets (primarily private equity, private debt, loans and real estate). She was part of the executive team that built the AIFM solution from authorisation in 2015 to AUM of approximately €8 billion in 2019 and chaired the risk committee and was a member of the Valuation committee. Ms Behan held an executive directorship for Intertrust Alternative Investment Fund management Ireland and non-executive directorships for several alternative investment funds domiciled in Ireland. Prior to Intertrust, she held the position of Head of Group Collateral at Bank of Ireland Group and was part of their internal stress test team for the 2014 EBA Stress Test. Ms Behan has held senior roles in both fund management and research with responsibilities for investment strategies and performance for global fixed income, equity and multi-currency funds at Bank of Ireland Asset Management. Ms Behan began her career at DWS (Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management) on their international fixed income fund management team, specialising in European high yield and crossover credit.