Sachi Blue-Smith is the Chief Human Resources Officer at GI Partners. She also oversees Administrative Services and Facilities. She leads the firm’s efforts to attract, develop, and retain world-class investment and fund operations professionals. Prior to joining GI Partners, Ms. Blue-Smith was at Index Ventures in San Francisco and London, where she built out the portfolio operations group, launching an Executive Briefing Center to accelerate enterprise sales, and helping companies expand their operations globally. She was also responsible for internal recruiting at Index Ventures, including diversifying the investment team. Ms. Blue-Smith has previously worked as a venture capital investment Director, as an HR executive at an enterprise software startup, and in the Office of the Chairman at Dell.


  • M.B.A. from Harvard Business School
  • A.B. from Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges