Former NGO adviser swaps sides to head pension fund's ESG team

With a background as a political adviser at an NGO and being known for his critical view on pension funds and their responsible investment policies, Troels Børrild now finds himself working on the other side of the table -- at Danish pension provider MP Pension.

AP1 goes out on hunt for new ESG prodigy

One of the national pension funds backing Sweden's state pension is started looking for a new head of head sustainable value creation, the fund's head of communications and ESG has confirmed.

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Nykredit asset management now has a new senior portfolio manager in the alternative space; Investment Europe crowns Nordic personality of the year, and Swedbank Robur is all set with its new head of fixed income.

Polack reels third former Nordea-colleague into PFA

Tine Choi Danielsen has quit as head of strategy at Danske Bank to start a similar job at PFA. She will be the pension firm's new head of strategy -- taking her place alongside three former Nordea colleagues, including the CEO Allan Polack.

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New head of Nordea Personal Banking Denmark; new CEO at Avanza Fonder, and Pareto’s deputy head becomes new head of the company.

How a dismissed CEO reached the top of a major UK pension fund

Making the front pages because you were laid off is not much fun. However, that misfortune could end up opening new doors after all. In fact, it might even pave the way to the job of CEO at one of the UK's biggest pension funds -- and taking charge of more than GBP 50.7 billion (EUR 57.2 billion) of assets.

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ATP chief executive resigns over the weekend; investment head at Maj Invest quits; Alecta recruits chief legal counsel from Finansinspektionen and Swedish pension and insurance firm Säkra appoints investment duo.

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Real estate chief of Denmark's largest pension fund quits; DNB Asset Management plans to increase fund distribution in central Europe, and EUR 339 billion Canadian-based money manager want to deploy products in the Nordics. These are some of the headlines in this week's people bulletin.

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Goldman Sachs appoints two Swedes as new partners; AP3 poaches Nordea's chief analyst for the role of senior quantitative analyst and Nordea is re-hiring a former employee as new client director.

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Saxo Bank poaches Danske Bank head; Landshypotek Bank names former Danske Bank Sweden CEO as board member, and Swedbank Robur appoints new CIO.

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Norwegian fund manager pegs Germany for future growth; SEB makes triple hiring, and Trondheim-based bank names new CEO.

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Manager of environmentally-friendly hedge fund quits after spat; compliance consultancy names chair; Nordea AM names interim successor to Elmgreen, and Swedbank poaches economist from rival.

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JLL names its new Sweden chief; Nykredit finds new portfolio manager at Danske Asset Management, and Brunswick Real Estate makes changes to its staff line up.

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