BOSTON – HarbourVest Partners, a global private markets asset manager, today announced its 2020 promotions, including three new Managing Directors: Monique Austin, Simon Lund, and Nhora Otalora, as well as five new Principals and one Senior Vice President. These promotions recognize team members whose expertise contributes to the success of HarbourVest and its clients across the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

“Our strong global team is the foundation of our business and a key component of our success,” said John Toomey, Managing Director, HarbourVest. “Investing in our team has enabled a keen focus on delivering outcomes for our clients, which continues to differentiate our approach to private markets.”

In addition to the Managing Directors, Principals and Senior Vice President, this round of promotions also included 10 Vice Presidents.

Promotions to Managing Director, Principal, and Senior Vice President included:

Monique Austin
Simon Lund
Nhora Otalora

Blake Holman
Vai Rajan
Abigail Rayner
Chris Row
Ben Wu

Senior Vice Presidents
Jennifer Blatt

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HarbourVest is an independent, global private markets investment specialist with over 35 years of experience and more than $68 billion in assets under management, as of December 31, 2019. The Firm’s powerful global platform offers clients investment opportunities through primary fund investments, secondary investments, and direct co-investments in commingled funds or separately managed accounts. HarbourVest has more than 600 employees, including more than 125 investment professionals across Asia, Europe, and the Americas. This global team has committed more than $40 billion to newly-formed funds, completed over $24 billion in secondary purchases, and invested over $17 billion directly in operating companies. Partnering with HarbourVest, clients have access to customized solutions, longstanding relationships, actionable insights, and proven results.


Andrew Hopkins