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  • Jannicke Trumpy Granquist

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    +47 48 40 16 46

    Former head of valuation and accounting at NBIM (the Norwegian oil fund). Previously worked in banking and finance in EY and Simcorp. Has an MSc in accounting and finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

  • Andrea Søfting

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
    +47 984 88 299

    Andrea Søfting is former CFO of SpareBank 1 Ringerike Hadeland. Previously worked in audit and consulting at Deloitte. Andrea Søfting holds a MSc in Audit and Accounting (state-authorised auditor) and a MBA in Management Controls, both from Norwegian Business School.

  • Håvard Thorstad

    Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)
    +47 901 30 760

    Former Deputy Head Risk Management at SIX Securities Services and Head of Risk Management at Oslo Clearing ASA, Norsk Hydro and Eksportfinans ASA and experience from Ministry of Finance and Norges Bank. He holds a Masters degree in Economics from Université de Fribourg, Switzerland.

  • Ilse Bache

    Chief of Technology & Operations
    +47 90 05 33 58

    Bache came to KBN from position as director of Norges Bank's secretariat and has previously worked as IT Director of NBIM (the Norwegian oil fund) and administration director of in the department for monetary policy in Norges Bank. Bache holds an MBA from the Norwegian Business School (BI).

  • Kjersti Ulset

    Chief Risk Officer
    +47 482 81 600
  • Lars Strøm Prestvik

    Chief Lending Officer
    +47 21 50 20 50 +47 915 14 692

    Previously Senior Relationship Manager in Nordea, responsible for public sector customers. Prestvik has held the position as head of treasury in several Corporates. He holds a Master’s degree from Norwegian School of Management and has leadership development from Harvard Business School.

  • Sigbjørn Birkeland

    Chief Capital Markets Officer
    +47 934 80 893

    Birkeland heads both Treasury and Funding & IR. Previously, he held the position as Finance Director with the insurer Storebrand. He has also worked as a researcher at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. Birkeland also received his Ph.D. in Economics.

  • Tor Ole Steinsland

    Chief of Staff (acting)
    +47 98 24 70 16

    Steinsland previously worked as partner and advisor in PR agency Kreab Gavin Anderson. He has been employed as a financial journalist in various print and broadcast media. Steinsland has a finance degree in from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.