Chris Johnson joined HarbourVest in 2009 and oversees the international income and informational tax compliance reporting for non-US HarbourVest entities, including oversight of non-US withholding tax exemption and reclaim applications for all HarbourVest entities. His responsibilities also include tax-related communications with existing investors and coordination of special purpose vehicle structuring for non-US secondary investments and direct co-investments. Additionally, he manages all tax team projects involving the execution of the Firm’s strategic technology and systems initiatives.
Chris joined the Firm from State Street Alternative Investments, where he was an assistant vice president of alternative investment tax services at the company. His prior experience also includes positions with BISYS Hedge Fund Services, Deloitte & Touche, and Arthur Andersen.
Chris received a BA in Business Administration with concentrations in both Accounting and Management Information Systems from Northeastern University in 2000.