Senior Vice President
Michael Pekkarinen joined HarbourVest in 2020 with primary responsibility for overseeing performance management, compensation, and employee benefits.
Michael joined the Firm from McLagan Partners where he was an associate partner, as a senior leader and he focused on performance and reward consulting services to all forms of asset management businesses, such as banks, insurance companies, in-house managers, private equity firms and hedge funds. Prior to that, he was Head of Compensation at Fidelity Investments, where he led the enterprise function responsible for design, governance, and delivery of compensation programs, encompassing over 40,000 employees globally.
Michaels holds an MBA from Northern Illinois University and received a BS from Boston College.