Deirdre Whann joined HarbourVest in 2002 and became a vice president in 2012. Since joining the marketing communications group, she has developed the investor and client communications team, which works alongside the firm’s investment, finance, and analytics teams to manage all forms of fund and portfolio communications. These include annual, semi-annual, and quarterly reports and updates, capital call and distribution notices, and other fund and investment-specific messaging. Deirdre also manages monthly communications for HarbourVest Global Private Equity Limited, a publicly-listed closed-end investment company listed on the London Stock Exchange that invests in and alongside HarbourVest-managed funds.
She joined HarbourVest from the marketing team at Baring Asset Management (Boston), where she managed North American sales support and consultant communications. Her prior experience also includes customer service positions at Putnam Investments.
Deirdre received a BA in Political Science from Boston College in 1993.