Sofia Gertsberg joined HarbourVest in 2016 to develop and build the Firm’s investment risk framework. She focuses on evaluating, monitoring, and effectively communicating the risks within HarbourVest’s funds and portfolios.
Sofia joined the Firm from State Street Global Advisors, where she was an investment risk director leading the global investment risk oversight for Fixed Income and Money Market funds and specially managed accounts. Her responsibilities included leading a global team of investment risk managers and analysts, designing and implementing investment risk monitoring framework, setting internal risk limits, and conducting risk management due diligence for outside managers. Prior to that, she was a market risk manager at State Street Global Markets. She also held a director of analytics role at Debt Exchange.
Sofia received a BS in Economics from the University of Latvia in 2000 and an MBA from Boston University in 2003. She speaks fluent Russian and Latvian.