Sigurd Carlsen

(born 1959) is chair person of the board since 2014 and member of the board since 2012, and member of the remuneration committee. He is chief risk officer in Nordea Bank Abp, Norwegian Branch, and has held various leading positions within Nordea since he was first employed by the bank in 1986. Mr. Carlsen has a business degree from BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, and holds a Master of International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management (previously the American Graduate School of International Management) in Arizona, USA.