Director of Operational Due Diligence
Jennifer Keeney is the Director of Operational Due Diligence of BNY Mellon Investor Solutions. In this role, she is responsible for leading and implementing the operational due diligence process on strategies across all asset classes, alternative strategies, liquid and illiquid, and vehicle types.
Jennifer joined BNY Mellon in 2019 from Russell Investments where she was Senior Risk Officer, Alternative Investments on the Global Manager Operational Due Diligence team. She was responsible for leading a risk-based operational due diligence program across global hedge fund, private equity, private real estate, and infrastructure managers and served on the Alternative Investments Pricing Committee. Prior to Russell Investments, she was the Head of Operational Due Diligence at a socially responsible hedge fund of funds and a Senior Consultant with the Enterprise Risk Management team at General Motors Asset Management. Her prior experience includes roles as a Managing Director at Fairfield Greenwich Group, the Head of Due Diligence at Alpha Investment Management, and equity research positions at Bear, Stearns & Co. and Standard Chartered Securities.
Jennifer earned her BA degree in International Relations and East Asian Studies from Boston University and a Master of International Affairs (MIA) degree in International Finance and Business from Columbia University. Jennifer serves on the Board of Directors of the Hedge Fund Association (HFA) and is a member of Alternative Investment Management Association’s (AIMA) Sound Practices and Operational Risk Management groups.