Management team

Peter Hofvenstam

CEO. Employed by Nordstjernan since 1999. 

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. 

Education: MSc Economics.
Born: 1962.

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

Nora F. Larssen

Investment Director and responsible for the sector Health within Nordstjernan Investment. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2008.

Education: MSc Economics and MBA.
Born: 1965.
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.

Thomas Naess

Investment Director and responsible for the business area Nordstjernan Credit. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2015. 

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

Investment Director and responsible for the sector Industry within Nordstjernan Investment.  Employed by Nordstjernan since 2013.  

Education: MSc Engineering, BSc Economics.
Born: 1984.
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.

Angela Langemar Olsson

Investment Director and responsible for the sector Construction & Real Estate within Nordstjernan Investment. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2000. 

Education: MSc Economics.
Born: 1970.
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.

Fredrik Oweson

Investment Director and responsible for the business area Nordstjernan Growth. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2020.
Education:
Master in Business Administration.
Born: 1968.

Fredrik is founder of Scope with experience as an active investor since 2000 in a large number of growth investments originating from the Nordic Region. Fredrik has previous tenures with Proventus and Goldman Sachs.

Johan Sjö

Investment Director and responsible for the sector Distribution & Trade within Nordstjernan Investment. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2020.

Education: MSc Economics.
Born: 1967.

Board assignments: Chairman of Momentum Group AB, AddLife AB, Addtech AB, OptiGroup AB and Prosero Security Group AB. Member of the Board of Camfil AB and M2 Asset Management AB.

Johan was previously President and CEO of Addtech Group. Prior to that, Johan held senior positions in Bergman & Beving Group and at Alfred Berg/ABN Amro.