Appointed to the board as of 16 May 2015, and as board chair as of 16 May 2017. Siri Teigum is a partner at the law firm Thommessen, where she heads up the EU/EEA and competition law practice. Siri Teigum is a director of Gyldendal ASA. She holds a law degree from the University of Oslo and an EU law qualification from the College of Europe.
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.
Appointed to the board as of 16 May 2015. Einar Westby holds an economics degree from BI Norwegian Business School and qualified as a state-authorised public accountant at the Norwegian School of Economics. He runs his own consultancy firm. Westby has previously served as board chair of PricewaterhouseCoopers AS, where he was a partner until 2009.
Appointed as a board member as of 16 May 2017. Liselott Kilaas holds a degree in mathematics from the University of Oslo and an MBA from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. She chairs the boards of Implantica and Avonova, and is a director of Norsk Hydro, Orkla, Nobina AB, Peab AB, Recover Nordic and MRH Blikk. She previously served on the Executive Board of Norges Bank. Her varied international management experience includes serving as Group Chief Executive of the Scandinavian health and care provider Aleris.
Appointed as a board member as of 25 June 2020. Tørres Trovik is an adviser at KLP, specialising in profitability, climate targets and risk. He is a member of the Investment Advisory Board of the Timor-Leste Petroleum Fund and chairman of the Council of Europe’s Pension Reserve Fund Management Board. His previous positions include Group Chief Investment Officer at Storebrand, Senior Investment Officer at the World Bank, Special Adviser on the Governor's Staff for Investment Management at Norges Bank and Senior Portfolio Manager at Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM). He completed a PhD in financial mathematics at the Norwegian School of Economics in 2001, and also holds an MBA from the same institution.
Appointed as a board member as of 16 May 2021. Frances Eaton holds a law degree from the University of Bergen with further specialisation at the University of Wellington, New Zealand. Frances has extensive finance industry experience, including from various directorships of securities fund management companies and serving as Head of Business Support and Compliance at SKAGEN Funds. Her previous positions also include serving as CEO at Nansen Capital Partners and as Director of Legal and Compliance at Nysnø Klimainvesteringer.
Elisabeth Maråk Støle
Appointed as a board member as of 16 May 2021. Elisabeth has served as Managing Director and Group CEO of NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS for the past three years. She has international experience from groups like SCA, Telenor, Jotun and SafeRoad, and has previously chaired the boards of companies including SIVA SF, Gexcon AS and Prototech AS. Elisabeth has also been a director of Sparebanken Møre and Tafjord Marked AS, and a member of the Research Council of Norway’s Portfolio Board for Energy, Transport and Low/Zero Emissions. She holds a degree in business administration from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland and an Executive Master of Management degree from BI Norwegian Business School.
Trond M. Døskeland
Appointed as a regularly attending alternate as of 1 January 2013. Trond M. Døskeland is a professor in the Department of Finance and Management Science at the Norwegian School of Economics. He completed his doctorate in 2007, and is also a member of the board of the Finance Market Fund.
Tine Fossland was elected as deputy employee representative in 2016 and appointed as observer in 2017, and has served as a director since 2021. She joined Folketrygdfondet in 2015 and currently works as a portfolio manager in the equities department. She holds a Master’s degree in finance and administration and an MBA in finance from the Norwegian School of Economics, as well as a Master’s degree in sustainable development from HEC Paris. She is also an authorised financial analyst.
Aleksander Smerkerud was elected as employee representative in 2018. He joined Folketrygdfondet in 2009, and is currently a finance consultant in the finance and risk management department. Aleksander Smerkerud holds a Master’s degree in economics and business administration from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.