HarbourVest announces multiple promotions

HarbourVest Partners has made multiple promotions, which include six new managing directors, eight new principals and five senior vice presidents.

HarbourVest Partners has made multiple promotions, which include six new managing directors, eight new principals and five senior vice presidents. Among the new managing directors are Dan Buffery, Gonçalo Faria Ferreira and Aliza Firestone Goren. The new principals include Aiko Adachi and Nicholas Bellisario. And the new VPs include Brooke Logan, Alicia Novak and Sandra Pasquale.


March 1, 2022 – HarbourVest Partners, a global private markets asset manager, today announced its 2022 promotions, including six new Managing Directors; as well as eight new Principals and five Senior Vice Presidents. These promotions recognize team members whose expertise contributes to the success of HarbourVest and its clients across the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

“Our strong global team has shown again to be our most valuable investment as we continue to navigate a rapidly changing environment,” said John Toomey, Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners. “This strong foundation kept our focus on working closely with our General Partners to navigate the challenging market shifts created by the global pandemic and delivering impactful solutions for our clients.”
In addition to the Managing Directors, Principals and Senior Vice Presidents, this round of promotions also included 26 Vice Presidents.

Promotions to Managing Director, Principal, and Senior Vice President included:

Dan Buffery
Gonçalo Faria Ferreira
Aliza Firestone Goren
Richard Hickman
Fran Peters
Alex Wolf

Aiko Adachi
Nicholas Bellisario
Melissa Cahill
Todd DeAngelo
Kyle Dowd
William Hasten
Conner Hayes
William Thompson

Senior Vice Presidents
Brooke Logan
Alicia Novak
Sandra Pasquale
Igor Rudfeld
Diarmuid Walsh

For more information on the HarbourVest team, please visit: https://www.harbourvest.com/team.

HarbourVest is an independent, global private markets investment specialist with over 35 years of experience and more than $92 billion in assets under management, as of December 31, 2021. The Firm’s powerful global platform offers clients investment opportunities in private equity, private credit, and infrastructure and real assets through primary fund investments, secondary investments, and direct co-investments, in commingled funds or separately managed accounts. HarbourVest has more than 800 employees, including more than 190 investment professionals across Asia, Europe, and the Americas. This global team has committed more than $49 billion to newly-formed funds, completed over $40 billion in secondary purchases, and invested over $27 billion directly in operating companies. Partnering with HarbourVest, clients have access to customized solutions, longstanding relationships, and actionable insights.