Lenia Ascenso joined Partners Capital in 2021. She is a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Investment Research. Prior to joining Partners Capital, Lenia was a Partner and Head of Portfolio Services at NEPC, LLC where she oversaw various operational functions including Performance Analytics and OCIO Operations. Prior to NEPC, Lenia was Executive Director, Fund Services Product Management at J.P. Morgan. Previously, Lenia held various roles at Wellington Management Company LLP across investment operations supporting Wellington’s sponsored products, including their US institutional products and Hedge Funds. Lenia holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Suffolk University and a BA from Colby College. She is a Trustee for the Jeremiah Program.