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    Nasdaq Nordic Foundation

    Supporting Nordic financial markets through scientific research

     

    The Nasdaq Nordic Foundation was founded in 2005 to support the financial markets through scientific research. The Foundation's mission is to promote scientific research and other initiatives related to the financial markets in Finland, Denmark and Sweden, with the goal of increasing competence and competitiveness for the financial markets within these countries. 

    Grants

    The application period for Nasdaq Nordic Foundation's Grant Program 2023 is now closed.

    More information on Nasdaq Nordic Foundation's Grant Program 2024 will be announced in March 2024.

    Research reports

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    Board of Directors

    Nasdaq Nordic Foundation has a Board of Directors that are responsible for the administration of the Foundation in accordance with its objective. The Nasdaq Nordic Foundation Board has seven members appointed by the Board of Directors of the holding company Nasdaq Nordic Ltd. Three of these directors shall have extensive academic experience within the field of financial markets.

    • Andreas Gustafsson, Chairman, is the General Counsel Europe & Global Co-Chief Compliance Officer.
    • Fredrik Ekström is President of Nasdaq Stockholm and Senior Vice President European Fixed Income and ESG.
    • Henrik Husman is the President of Nasdaq Helsinki and Vice President Cash Equities Products.
    • Emilia Vähämaa is the Associate Professor of Finance at Hanken School of Economics.
    • Jonas Niemeyer is a senior adviser at the Financial Stability Department at Sveriges Riksbank.
    • Nikolaj Kosakewitsch is the President of Nasdaq Copenhagen and Vice President European Equity and Derivatives Sales. 
    • Hanne Søndergaard Birkmose is the Head of the Department of Law at the University of Southern Denmark.

    Nasdaq Nordic Foundation has a Board of Directors that are responsible for the administration of the Foundation in accordance with its objective. The Nasdaq Nordic Foundation Board has seven members appointed by the Board of Directors of the holding company Nasdaq Nordic Ltd. Three of these directors shall have extensive academic experience within the field of financial markets.

    • Andreas Gustafsson, Chairman, is the General Counsel Europe & Global Co-Chief Compliance Officer.
    • Fredrik Ekström is President of Nasdaq Stockholm and Senior Vice President European Fixed Income and ESG.
    • Henrik Husman is the President of Nasdaq Helsinki and Vice President Cash Equities Products.
    • Emilia Vähämaa is the Associate Professor of Finance at Hanken School of Economics.
    • Jonas Niemeyer is a senior adviser at the Financial Stability Department at Sveriges Riksbank.
    • Nikolaj Kosakewitsch is the President of Nasdaq Copenhagen and Vice President European Equity and Derivatives Sales. 
    • Hanne Søndergaard Birkmose is the Head of the Department of Law at the University of Southern Denmark.

    Resources

    Support

    For any questions regarding the foundation and the grant application process, please contact:

    Zivilé Slavinskaité

    +46 8 405 7011

    NordicFoundation@nasdaq.com

    Participation

    Nasdaq Stockholm AB, Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S and Nasdaq Helsinki Oy are operating marketplaces in Sweden, Denmark and Finland. Admitted companies and members must comply with the rules adopted by the Nasdaq Exchanges. A Disciplinary Committee may resolve to fine the member or admitted company in case of a breach by the member or admitted company of the Exchange rules. The paid fine is transferred to the Nasdaq Nordic Foundation for the promotion of the Foundation’s objectives.