Lasse RuudCEO at Pareto Asset Management
Lasse Ruud was appointed CEO of the Norwegian “Boutique Manager” Pareto Asset Management in January 2016. From 1996 until 2015 Lasse Ruud was the CEO of the Norwegian Fund and Asset Management Association, and a board Member of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). Prior positions include different positions at the Norwegian Central Bank and at the Ministry of Finance. By education he is an Economist from the University of Oslo.
Lasse Ruud was one of the initiators of the Norwegian Corporate Governance Board, a self regulatory body conducting the Corporate Governance Code for companies listed at the Oslo Stock Exchange, and it’s first Chairman from 2003 until 2008. He has also been a Board Member of the Norwegian Central Security Depositary, and was appointed a personal member of the commission proposing the first ESG directions for the Global Government Pension Fund (the Norwegian Oil Fund).