Harvard Management Company

Management Team

Managing Opportunities and Risk

Deep expertise built on decades of experience

Managing Opportunities and Risk - Deep expertise built on decades of experience
Narv Narvekar
N.P. "Narv" Narvekar
President and CEO

HMC's management team combines deep expertise and decades of experience with a wide spectrum of investment and operational disciplines. This team focuses on balancing the current needs and obligations of Harvard University with the mandate to enhance the endowment over time through portfolio diversification, innovative investment approaches, and prudent risk management.

HMC's management team manages more than 200 investment and support professionals at our offices in Boston's financial district, as well as a cadre of external managers around the globe.




Robert Ettl René Canezin Robert Ettl
Robert Ettl
Chief Operating Officer
René J. Canezin
Head of Public Markets and
Dan Cummings
Head of Real Estate
Natural Resources
Richard L. Hall Elise McDonald Kathryn Murtagh
Richard L. Hall
Head of Private Equity
Elise McDonald
Managing Director of Portfolio Strategy
Kathryn I. Murtagh
Chief Compliance Officer
Jake Xia
Jake Xia
Chief Risk Officer
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"Annual distributions from the Harvard endowment are vital in supporting the current work of the University. HMC’s dedicated team of investment professionals is committed to ensuring future returns will make possible a similar level of support for subsequent generations." Paul J. Finnegan
Treasurer of Harvard University
and Chair of the HMC Board