Vai Rajan joined HarbourVest’s investor relations team in 2018 and focuses on business development and fundraising activities with intermediary relationships in Asia and EMEA.
Vai joined the Firm from HSBC Alternative Investments where he was a private equity product specialist covering sales, reporting and communications for institutional and private wealth clients and was also a member of the investment committee. Prior to this, he held various roles at HSBC Private Bank in New York, Geneva, and Singapore.
He received a BA (cum laude) in Economics and Earth Sciences from Dartmouth College in 2005 and an MSc (with distinction) in Metals and Energy Finance from Imperial College London. Vai is fluent in Hindi and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.