The HarbourVest Boston Team

Sanjiv Shah

Managing Director


About Sanjiv

Sanjiv Shah is a member of HarbourVest’s primary investment team, focusing on meeting the targeted mandates of institutional investors by seeking investment opportunities in emerging managers, diverse managers, the lower middle market, and underserved markets. His responsibilities include deal origination, due diligence, and the structuring of new investment opportunities.

Sanjiv joined HarbourVest in 2016 as part of its acquisition of the BAML Capital Access Funds business, which he co-founded in 2002, from Bank of America. He joined the Bank in 1994, and was instrumental in growing its portfolio of community development equity-related investments, including the formation of the group’s existing fund-of-funds investment vehicles. Sanjiv serves on the limited partner advisory boards of several private equity funds in which the group is invested.

He received a BS in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.