Jens Petter Olsen

Chair of the Board


10 May, 2023


40 000 as of 11 May 2023

Year of birth, residence

Born 1961. Norwegian citizen and resident in Bern, Switzerland

Term of office

Elected 10 May 2023 for a period of up to two years.



Olsen has extensive experience from the financial sector and capital markets. Since 2019 he has been a Member of the Board of Directors of DNB Bank ASA, where he also chairs the Risk Management Committee. From 2008 to 2018, he was employed at Danske Bank mainly in various management positions, including heading Markets Norway from 2011 to 2014 and Capital Markets from 2014 to 2018. Olsen also has more than ten years of experience from Norges Bank and Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), including heading the New York office of NBIM from 2000 to 2008.

Other directorships

Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of DNB Bank ASA.


Olsen holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration (Siviløkonom HAE) from Norwegian School of Economics as well as a Master of Philosophy (Finance) and participation in the PhD programme at London Business School.