Norway

  • Hua Li

    Hua Li is Systems Analyst at Nordkinn. Dr. Li has been involved in the asset management industry since 2018, most recently holding positions as quantitative analyst at Nordkinn as well as DnB Asset Management.

    Dr. Li received a PhD in Physics (Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics) from Boston College ITS in 2016. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Quantitative Finance from the BI Norwegian Business School (2020) and a B.Sc. degree in Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China (2009).

    Nordkinn
  • Kjetil Høyland

    Kjetil Høyland is Investment Strategist at Nordkinn. Prior to joining Nordkinn, Dr. Høyland was Chief Strategist at Nordea Asset Management in Norway. Dr. Høyland has more than 20 years of investment experience, including roles such as deputy CIO at Gjensidige Forsikring and senior portfolio manager at Norwegian Banks Guarantee Fund and the Government Pension Fund Norway.

    Dr. Høyland received a PhD in Corporate Finance (Asset Liability for a Life Insurance Company) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 1998. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial Economics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

    Nordkinn
  • Tom Farmen

    Tom Farmen is Head of Risk Allocations at Nordkinn and one of the founding partners. Prior to Nordkinn, Dr. Farmen held the position as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of Cash Management at the Central Bank of Norway where he managed the most liquid part of the FX reserves. Dr. Farmen started his career as a portfolio manager at NBIM (Norges Bank Investment Management) where he managed several of the fund’s fixed income portfolios.

    Dr. Farmen received a PhD in Corporate Finance (Credit risk and investment strategies) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2006. He also holds a B.Sc. degree in Finance and Marketing from Strathclyde University in Scotland (1999), a Master’s Degree (International) from Griffith University in Australia (2000) and a B.Sc. degree in Political Science from Oslo University (2013).

    Nordkinn
  • Bjørn Roger Wilhelmsen

    Bjørn Roger Wilhelmsen is Chief Economist and Investment Manager at Nordkinn and one of the founding partners. Prior to Nordkinn, Mr. Wilhelmsen was Chief Strategist (Fixed Income and FX) at Swedbank First Securities. Mr. Wilhelmsen has also worked as an economist for the Central Bank of Norway developing various economic models for the monetary policy department. His background also includes various positions at the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Norwegian Ministry of Finance.

    Mr. Wilhelmsen holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

    Nordkinn
  • Alexander Melsom

    Alexander Melsom is Investment Manager at Nordkinn and one of the founding partners. Prior to Nordkinn, Mr. Melsom was Head of Portfolio Management at the Central Bank of Norway’s FX-reserves. Previous experiences include senior portfolio management positions at DnB Asset Management and Gjensidige Nor Asset Management.

    Mr. Melsom holds a Master’s Degree in International Banking and Finance from Herriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and a B.Sc. degree from BI Norwegian Business School.

    Nordkinn