Senior executives

Management team

Peter Hofvenstam

CEO and responsible for Listed holdings. Employed by Nordstjernan since 1999. Member of the management team.

Education: MSc Economics.
Born: 1965.
Board assignments: Member of the Board of Nordstjernan Kredit AB. 

Peter was previously a partner at E. Öhman J:or Fondkommission AB and was active in corporate finance. Prior to that, Peter worked as Finance director and a member of Group management at AB Aritmos and as an Analyst at Proventus AB.

Marion Bernhardsson

Chief Financial Officer. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2012. Member of the management team.

Education: MSc Economics.
Born: 1962.

Marion previously served as Senior Associate, Corporate Accounting, at Investor AB.

Thomas Naess

Senior Investment Manager and responsible for Credit investments. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2015. Member of the management team.

Education: MSc Economics.
Born: 1972.

Thomas was previously a Partner with Goldbridge Capital Partners in London. Prior to that, he worked for eight years at BlueBay Asset Management in London and seven years at Deutsche Bank, first in New York and then in London from 2000.

Khashayar Nikavar

Senior Investment Manager and responsible for Unlisted holdings. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2013.  Member of the management team. 

Education: MSc Engineering, BSc Economics.
Board assignments: Member of the Board of Dacke Industri AB and Rosti Group AB.

Khashayar previously served as Junior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in Stockholm.

Other senior executives

Carl Engström

Senior Investment Manager. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2008.

Education: MSc Economics and Engineering.

Carl previously served as a Management Consultant at Bain & Company.

Nora F. Larssen

Senior Investment Manager. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2008.

Education: MSc Economics and MBA.
Board assignments: Chairman of Etac AB, Emma S. AB and Nobia AB. Member of the Board of  Disruptive Materials AB.

Nora previously served as Product Line Manager at Electrolux AB. Prior to that, she was a Partner with McKinsey & Co, where she worked for 12 years.

Angela Langemar Olsson

Senior Investment Manager. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2000.

Education: MSc Economics.
Board assignments: Chairman of Sunparadise Group AG (company name changed from WinGroup AG). Member of the Board of  Bonava AB, NCC AB and Sticklinge Udde AB.

Angela previously served as Group Controller at the listed property company Hufvudstaden AB. Prior to that, Angela worked as Assistant Controller at Swedish Match AB.

Tobias Lönnevall

Senior Investment Manager. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2009

Education: MSc Economics.
Board assignments: Member of the Board of Attendo AB and Diös Fastigheter AB.

Tobias previously served as CFO at the asset management firm Landic Property. Prior to that he worked at Accenture Management Consulting.

Eric Persson

Senior Investment Manager. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2020.

Education: MSc Business Studies and Economics.
Board assignments: Chairman of the board of Rosti Group AB. Member of the Boards of Livio AB and The Promobilia Foundation.

Eric has during the last decade had various roles within Axel Johnson e.g. Vice President of Business Development at Axel Johnson AB and most recently CEO of Novax. Prior to that, he was active as an advisor at KPMG Corporate Finance.



For other senior executives, see also Tomas Billing and Stefan Stern.