Peter Lipson focuses on private credit, global direct co-investments as well as primary and secondary investments in Latin America. Peter serves as the Chair of the Firm’s Credit Investment Committee. He joined HarbourVest in 1997 as an associate focused on direct investments in operating companies and rejoined the Firm’s direct investment team in 2001 after receiving his MBA. Peter was instrumental in establishing HarbourVest’s presence in Bogotá including building relationships with institutional investors and general partners in the region. Peter serves as a director of Lytx, HilCo Vision and TownePark.
Before joining HarbourVest, he worked as a financial analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Salomon Brothers.
Peter received a BA in Economics from the University of California, San Diego in 1993, an MS in Information Systems from the University of Virginia in 1995, and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 2001.