Philip Channen joined HarbourVest in 2017 and is responsible for assisting with the oversight and maintenance of all aspects of the Firm’s global regulatory compliance program.
Phil joined HarbourVest after spending two years with QS Investors, LLC and over 20 years with Batterymarch Financial Management, Inc., both Legg Mason subsidiaries. He held various positions which included serving as a chief compliance officer for 11 years. At Batterymarch, he was responsible for creating and implementing the company’s compliance strategy, structure, and processes, including managing a dedicated team to monitor and administer policies and procedures. Prior to that, Phil worked for eight years at Ernst & Young, LLP (formerly Arthur Young, LLP).
Phil received a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Bucknell University in 1986.