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Øyvind Schanke
Managing Director, Former CEO, Skagen Fonds and CIO, Norges Bank at 4D Venture Capital Management

Profile

Øyvind G. Schanke is the Founder and Managing Partner of 4D Venture Capital Management, managing an early venture fund focused on sustainable technology based in Stavanger, Norway. 

Schanke spent almost 16 years at Norges Bank Investment Management (Sovereign Wealth fund of Norway), the last years as the Chief Investment Officer, responsible for the broad equity and fixed income portfolios with apx 550 bn USD in AuM. 

During his time at NBIM, the AuM grew from 60 bn USD to 850 bn USD, and the number of employees from 50 to 550. In January 2017 he took up the position of Chief Executive Officer of Skagen Funds, at the time the largest independent asset manager in Norway. He left Skagen after it was sold to Storebrand ASA, a life insurance company in the summer of 2018. Schanke currently serves on the board of Euronext Oslo Stock Exchange, First Fondene and Centevo AB. He holds an MBA from NHH Norwegian School of Economics.