Jan Erik Saugestad
CEO of Storebrand Asset Management. Former Sector Head of Energy at Handelsbanken Capital Markets and Head of Equity Research at Nordea.
Jan Erik Saugestad is CEO of Storebrand Asset Management, a leading player in the Nordic market and a pioneer within the field of sustainable investments. Storebrand Asset management has been at the forefront of sustainable investing since the mid 1990’s and is one of the founding signatories of the UNPRI. The Storebrand group has approximately Euro 73 billion AUM and all assets are managed, according to strict sustainability criteria's.
Mr. Saugestad has broad and deep asset management experience and knowledge gained over the years holding high profile positions within the industry. Prior to taking on the position as CEO of Storebrand Asset Management, Mr. Saugestad held several posts within the group such as Chief Investment Officer and Head of Asset allocation.
Before joining the Storebrand Group in late 90ies, Mr. Saugestad worked in the industry representing companies such as Nordea, Handelsbanken and McKinsey. He holds a degree in Master of Science at NTNU in Norway and an MBA from INSEAD in France.
Mr. Saugestad has a genuine belief in sustainability and an ambition to significantly contribute to pushing the financial markets towards sustainability and to a long term focus. It is under his leadership that Storebrand Asset Management has taken further leaps forward in sustainability and entered the European market.