Yena Lim joined HarbourVest in 2022 as a vice president on the tax structuring team and focuses on transactions and investment structures in APAC, providing commercial advice, setting policies and procedures for management, product development for investors or investment opportunities.
Yena joined the Firm from Mainstream Renewable Power where she was director and head of tax for Asia Pacific. At Mainstream, her responsibilities included structuring cross-border mergers and acquisitions and overseeing all regional tax matters. Prior to Mainstream, Yena was at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte in their international tax advisory practice in New York, Tokyo and Singapore, where she advised asset management industry clients and companies with global presence on their global investments and transactions.
Yena received a LL.M. in Taxation from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, a JD (magna cum laude) from Handong International Law School, and a BA (double major in French Literature and English Literature) from Seoul National University.