Norway

  • Tom Farmen

    Tom Farmen is one of the Founding Partners of Nordkinn Asset Management and Head of Risk Allocations at the firm.
    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 Foreign Exchange reserves. Dr. Farmen started his career at NBIM (Norges Bank Investment Management) in 2005. As a portfolio manager, he managed several of the funds 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 BA in Finance and Marketing from Strathclyde University in Scotland (1999), a MBA (International) from Griffith University in Australia (2000) and a BA in Political Science from Oslo University (2013).

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  • Bjørn Roger Wilhelmsen

    Bjørn Roger Wilhelmsen is one of the Founding Partners and Chief Economist at Nordkinn. Prior to joining 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. Mr. Wilhelmsen has also worked for 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.

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  • Alexander Melsom

    Alexander Melsom is one of the Founding Partners and Investment Manager at Nordkinn. Prior to joining Nordkinn, Mr. Melsom was Head of Portfolio Management at FX-reserves at the Central Bank of Norway. Mr. Melsom have also worked as a proprietary trader and portfolio manager at DnB Asset Management.

    Mr. Melsom holds a Master’s Degree in International Banking and Financial Studies from Herriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and a Bachelor of Management degree from BI (Norwegian Business School).

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