Eric R. Harnish

Principal, Senior Research Consultant, Private Equity

Eric joined NEPC in 2009 and is a member of the Firm’s Private Equity Research Group. He is responsible for conducting manager due diligence, providing educational overview materials for various private equity strategies and constructing investment plans for implementation in client portfolios. Eric is also an active participant in the Firm’s Alternative Asset Committee.

Prior to joining NEPC, Eric was employed at State Street Corporation as a Vice President in the firm’s Investment Analytics Group. In this position, he managed a team responsible for providing private equity consulting and performance reporting for institutional investors. Prior to State Street, he was a Managing Director at PrivateTrade Inc., a private equity consulting firm that provided advisory services to facilitate secondary transfers of LP interests in private equity funds. Eric’s previous experience also includes working for Andersen Consulting as a Senior Manager in their Strategic Services Division and serving as a Senior Associate in the Audit Division for Arthur Andersen, LLP.

Eric has an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he graduated as an Edward Tuck Scholar, and has a B.A. from Duke University. He holds an inactive Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.

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