Jennifer Keeney


  • HFA Board of Directors
  • HFA Leadership Committee


  • Director of Operational Due Diligence, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Jennifer Keeney is the Director of Operational Due Diligence at BNY Mellon Wealth Management. She has over fifteen years of alternative investment operational due diligence, hedge fund manager research and equity research experience. Her responsibilities include implementing and leading a risk-based operational due diligence program across hedge fund, private equity and private real estate managers. She also works with the Private Capital team on sourcing managers for impact investing mandates.

Prior to Russell, Ms. Keeney served as the Head of Operational Due Diligence at a socially responsible hedge fund of funds. She was a Senior Consultant with the Enterprise Risk Management team at General Motors Asset Management, and previously, a Managing Director at Fairfield Greenwich Group, where she evaluated hedge fund managers for an Asian joint venture. Ms. Keeney 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 New York Society of Securities Analysts Alternative Investment Committee and former member of the Greenwich Roundtable’s Best Practices Working Group. She was a contributing writer to the Greenwich Roundtable’s white paper, Best Practices in Due Diligence: Alternative Investments, published in July 2010. ed in July 2010.