Jennifer Keeney


  • HFA Private Equity & Venture Capital Committee


  • Director of Operational Due Diligence, BNY Mellon Investor Solutions, LLC

Jennifer Keeney is the Director of Operational Due Diligence at BNY Mellon Investor Solutions. Her responsibilities include implementing and leading a risk-based operational due diligence program across alternative investment and traditional managers. She has over twenty years of experience in alternative investment operational due diligence and hedge fund manager research.

Prior to joining BNY Mellon Investor Solutions, Ms. Keeney was a Senior Risk Officer, Alternative Investments on the Global Manager Operational Due Diligence team at Russell Investments. She was responsible for leading the operational due diligence program across global hedge fund, private equity, private real estate, and infrastructure managers and served on the Alternative Investments Pricing Committee. Previously, she was a Senior Consultant with the Enterprise Risk Management team at General Motors Asset Management, and a Managing Director at Fairfield Greenwich Group, where she evaluated hedge fund managers for an Asian joint venture. Ms. Keeney also served as the Head of Due Diligence for a hedge fund-of-funds, and earlier, held research positions at Bear, Stearns and Standard Chartered Securities.

Ms. Keeney is a member of the Alternative Investment Management Association’s Sound Practices Committee and was a contributing writer to the AIMA Guide to Sound Practices for Operational Risk Management, published in November 2020. She also serves as a global board member of the Hedge Fund Association and is a member of industry groups, including the Investment Management Due Diligence Association and 100 Women in Finance.