BOSTON – HarbourVest Partners, the global private markets investment specialist, today announced the appointment of Javier Rodriguez as a managing director and Head of Client Operations. In this newly created role, Rodriguez will oversee the cross-functional integration of the Firm’s Client Experience, Investment Accounting, Treasury, Portfolio Analytics, and Performance Measurement teams.
“We are excited to welcome Javier to HarbourVest,” said John Toomey, Managing Director at HarbourVest Partners. “His deep experience managing client needs across multiple regions and at each stage of the client journey will help us continue to scale and enhance the client experience overall.”
Rodriguez joins HarbourVest from Goldman Sachs & Co., where he spent almost 20 years in various roles throughout APAC, EMEA, and the Americas. Most recently he was a Managing Director, and head of RIA Custody Operations and Client Experience. In that role, Javier was responsible for executing a multi-year scale and product roadmap, reducing operational costs and improving the client experience through the deployment of new technologies and automation. Prior to this role Javier was head of the company’s Client Onboarding and Client Experience Operations.
Rodriguez received his BS in Engineering from the Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, a Masters of Science in engineering from Imperial College and a MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Michigan.
HarbourVest is an independent, global private markets firm with 40 years of experience and more than $106 billion of assets under management as of December 31, 2022. Our interwoven platform provides clients access to global primary funds, secondary transactions, direct co-investments, real assets and infrastructure, and private credit. Our strengths extend across strategies, enabled by our team of more than 1,000 employees, including more than 215 investment professionals across Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Across our private markets platform, our team has committed more than $55 billion to newly-formed funds, completed over $46 billion in secondary purchases, and invested over $33 billion in directly operating companies. We partner strategically and plan our offerings innovatively to provide our clients with access, insight, and global opportunities.