Yvonne is Head Fund Counsel at HighVista Strategies and is responsible for the development, formation and maintenance of the Private Equity and Venture Capital strategies and the execution of their investments. She joined HighVista in 2023 as part of its acquisition of the abrdn US private markets business. At abrdn, Yvonne had a similar role where she was Head of Legal US Private Equity for ACM. She joined abrdn in June 2019 as counsel supporting the private markets asset classes in the Americas. She has 10 years of alternative investments experience and previously was a private investment funds associate at Goodwin Procter LLP in their Boston and New York offices. Yvonne received a BA from Harvard College and her JD from New York University School of Law.