Javier Casillas Managing Director & Global Chief Credit Officer of H.I.G. Whitehorse

StrategyDirect Lending


EducationHarvard University
M.B.A., Stanford's Graduate School of Business

Prior ExperienceING
JP Morgan

Javier Casillas is a Managing Director and Global Chief Credit Officer of H.I.G. Whitehorse. Javier has over 20 years of experience in credit, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions.

As an original member of H.I.G. WhiteHorse’s direct lending team, Javier is involved in all aspects of the investment process, including sourcing, structuring, and portfolio management. Javier is also active in the recruitment and development of the credit team for H.I.G. WhiteHorse.

Javier joined H.I.G. in 2006 and has led credit investments across a broad range of sectors, including healthcare, business services, and specialty finance. Prior to joining H.I.G. WhiteHorse, Javier was with ING Americas and J.P. Morgan.

Javier received a B.A. from Harvard University and his M.B.A. from Stanford University.