Appointed as a board member as of 16 May 2017. Bjørn Østbø is an economist with a degree in business administration from the Norwegian School of Economics. He runs his own investment and consultancy business. Østbø chairs the boards of Nordfjord Kjøtt AS, Bergen municipal pension fund and Vestlandets Innovasjonsselskap AS (VIS), and is a director of various bodies including Helse Bergen. He was previously a group director at DNB and CEO of Vital Forsikring and Vital Eiendom, as well as a partner and director at First Securities.