HighVista Strategies

Jesse Barnes

Jesse Barnes

Managing Partner & Portfolio Manager

Jesse is a Managing Partner of HighVista Strategies and a founding member of the investment team. In addition to designing and implementing HighVista’s asset allocation and risk models, he has portfolio management responsibilities for direct quantitative strategies. Prior to HighVista he worked at The Investment Fund for Foundations (TIFF) where he helped develop a customized endowment outsourcing program (Keystone). Previously, he was a PhD candidate in Economics at Harvard University, where he was twice the recipient of the Allyn Young teaching prize for instruction in Economics. Jesse received a BS magna cum laude from Brigham Young University, and an AM from Harvard University.