Tine Gottlob Wollebekk
Chief Executive Officer
Mrs Wollebekk has been employed as CEO in Bank Norwegian since June 2017, and has more than 30 years of financial services experience. Prior to joining Bank Norwegian Mrs. Wollebekk worked as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Financial Services at Telenor (2012-2017), country manager at SEB Norway (2007-2010), CEO of SEB Cards Norway (1999-2010) and CMO and other management positions at Diners Club Nordic and SEB Cards (1989-1999). Previous board member of, among others,Andvord Tybring-Gjedde ASA (2004-2007), Goodtech ASA (2011-2013), Gjensidige ASA (2014-2017) and Telenor Kapitalforvaltning AS (2014-2017). Born in 1962.
Education: Master of science in business administration, Copenhagen Business School.
Other on-going principal assignments: Board member of MøllerGruppen AS since 2011.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Aasen has been employed as CFO in Bank Norwegian since October 2020, and she has more than 15 years of financial services experience. Prior to joining Bank Norwegian Aasen held position as Executive Vice President and Head of Group Financial Management in DNB from (2017-2020) and executive management positions in Nordea from 2006-2017, the latest four years as Global Head of Group Credit Risk and Financial Reporting Control and the previous four years as CFO for Nordea Bank Norway. Prior to joining financial services she worked in external audit, latest as Manager in EY (Ernst&Young). Previous board member in Nordea Life Holding, Nordea Pensionfund, DNB Northern Europe and DNB Lifeinsurance. Born in 1974.
Education: Stateauthorised Public Accountant (Master of Audit), Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen, Norway.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr Andresen has been employed as COO in Bank Norwegian since 2009, and has more than 30 years of financial service experience. Prior to joining Bank Norwegian, Mr. Andresen worked as Managing Director at Aktiv Kapital Norge (2007-2008) and Managing Director at Lindorff Decision (2001-2006). Mr. Andresen has also experience of board assignments, hereunder as board member of Lindorff Match AS (2005-2006), board member of Aktiv Kapital Danmark AS (2007-2008) and chairman of the board of Aktiv Kapitaladministrasjon AS (2007-2008). Born in 1965.
Education: Associate degree in business administration, Norwegian School of Economics.
Other on-going principal assignments:
Chairman of the Board of Valorem Invest AS
Member of the Board: Agera Venture 1 AS
Chief Information Officer
Mr Holen has been employed as Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Bank Norwegian since March 2020, and has more than 20 years of experience working with IT within financial services and telecom. Prior to joining Bank Norwegian, Mr. Holen worked 12 years in various IT positions at Norge Bank Investment Management (NBIM), most recently as Head of IT for the Real Estate investment branch in NBIM. Earlier assignments include DBA at NetCom (1999-2007) and database developer at EDB-Konsulent AS (1997-1999) and ATM AS (1995-1997). Born in 1971.
Education: Bachelor in Computer Science from Bergen College of Engineering and MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University.
Other on-going principal assignments: None.
Chief Marketing Officer
Mr Mundal has been employed as CMO of Bank Norwegian since end of 2016. He has been with the Bank since 2007 in previous positions as Head of Customer Service and Product Manager of Credit Cards and as Head of Credit. He has 15 years of financial services experience. Prior to joining Bank Norwegian, Mr. Mundal was employed at SEB Kort Credit Department (2003-2007). Born in 1976.
Education: Bachelor in Business Administration and IT, University of Agder.
Other on-going principal assignments: None.
Peer Timo Andersen-Ulven
Chief Credit Risk Officer
Mr Andersen-Ulven has been employed as CRO of Bank Norwegian since January 2018 and was engaged as the Bank’s Program Manager for IFRS 9 implementation since October 2017. He has 24 years of financial services experience. Prior to joining Bank Norwegian, Mr. Andersen-Ulven was a Partner at Financial Risk Management at KPMG (2016-2017). Earlier assignments include Program Manager for IRB-A at Santander Consumer Finance (2007-2015), Consultant at Capgemini (2004-2007) and Capital Adequacy modeling for Fairprice (2000-2004). Born in 1970.
Education: Pre PhD in Quantitative Finance, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).
Other on-going principal assignments: Chairman of the Board at Drøbak Rideklubb.
Frode Bergland Bjørnstad
Chief Legal & Compliance Officer
Mr Bjørnstad has been the Chief legal and compliance officer in Bank Norwegian since may 2018. He has 16 years of legal commercial experience within privacy, compliance, financial services, IPR, marketing, commercial contracts, IT and tech. Prior to Bank Norwegian, Mr. Bjørnstad was a lawyer and legal counsel in EVRY (2011-2018), where he also was a member of the financial control committee for EVRY Card Service’s payment service. Earlier assignments include external lawyer in Føyen Torkildsen (2006-2011), Legal adviser in the Norwegian Data Protection Authority - Datatilsynet (2004-2006). Born in 1976.
Education: Cand Jur (master of Law) University of Bergen
Head of Risk Management
Mr. Hansen has been employed as Head of Risk Management of Bank Norwegian since August 2019. He has more than 10 years of risk experience from the banking sector. Prior to joining Bank Norwegian, Mr. Hansen was Risk Manager at SpareBank 1 Østlandet (2017-2019) and SpareBank 1 Oslo Akershus (2010-2017). Earlier assignments include working as a Risk Analyst at SpareBank 1 Oslo Akershus (2008-2010) and as a Corporate Trainee at SpareBank 1 Gruppen (2006-2008). Mr. Hansen has also been teaching Martial Arts (Aikido and Kenjutsu) regularly since 2001, and economics at high school as part of his Practical Pedagogical Education (2003-2004). Born in 1981.
Education: Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration, University of Tromsø (UiT). Practical Pedagogical Education (Lecturer), UiT.