Board of directors of Euronext Securities Oslo
Pierre Davoust, Chair
Pierre Davoust joined Euronext in 2019 as Head of Business Development. Pierre is a Non-Executive Director of Tokeny Solutions, a Luxembourg-based tokenization venture.
Before joining Euronext, Pierre was Head of Markets at SETL, a UK-based blockchain company focusing on financial services, Chief Executive Officer of Iznes, a mutual fund distribution platform and Non-Executive Director of ID2S, a blockchain-based Central Securities Depository controlled by Orange.
Prior to that, Pierre held various positions at the French Treasury, and served in particular as deputy head of financial markets.
Pierre holds Master’s degrees from Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech and Paris School of Economics.
Ida Espolin Johnson
Ida Espolin Johnson was appointed member of the Board of Directors of Euronext Securities Oslo in March 2022.
She has been practicing as a lawyer since 1991 and her current position is as lawyer and partner in Law firm Haavind in Oslo. From 2005 to 2012 she was employed in KLP, Norway´s largest pension insurance company as EVP and part of the Group management.
She has held several board- and other positions in Norwegian finance institutions, and has also been a member of the board of Verdipapirsentralen before the merger with Oslo Stock Exchange in 2008.
She has been a member of Euronext Securities Oslo’s control committee since 2017. Today she also holds a positions as board member of three of the largest public pension funds in Norway and is a board member of Kommunalbanken AS, the Norwegian Agency providing funding to the Norwegian local government sector.
Isabel Ucha was appointed member of the Board of Directors of Euronext Securities Oslo in September 2019.
She is also member of the Managing Board of Euronext NV and the CEO of Euronext Lisbon and Interbolsa (the Portuguese CSD). Before joining Euronext in 2008, she accumulated long professional experience in several private companies and government related jobs, with a strong focus on finance and economics. Isabel Ucha served as an economic advisor for the Prime Minister of Portugal for 4 years, headed the Issuing and Markets Unit for the Portuguese Debt Management (IGCP), held several positions at CMVM, the Portuguese securities regulator, and was a managing partner of a consultancy firm for around 7 years.
Isabel Ucha holds a Master Degree in Finance from London Business School and a Master Degree in Economics from NOVA School of Business and Economics. She has also maintained an academic career for more than 30 years, lecturing several Economics and Finance courses.
Åsmund Skår (born 1959) was elected member of the Board of Directors of Euronext Securities Oslo in May 2016.
Skaar holds a Master’s Degree in Business and Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen. During the years 1990-2015 he has held several executive positions with Sparebanken NOR/Gjensidige NOR/DNB, including the positions as executive vice president and head of the retail area, head of energy in the US/Canada and as CEO of the bank’s subsidiary in Latvia. During the same period he has also been a board member of several DNB subsidiaries. Skaar has previously worked in the finance department at Statoil in Stavanger.
Skår is currently working as an independent consultant and he is chairing the Boards of Directors of Pareto Bank ASA and Pareto Wealth Management AS.
Stina Hauknes, Employee representative Euronext Securities Oslo
Stina Hauknes (born 1972) was elected as employee representative to the board of Euronext Securities Oslo in 2018. She is charge of test management at VPS, where she has been employed since 2014. Stina holds a postgraduate degree from Economics and Business Administration from the Nord University Business School (1996) and is certified in test management, project management and scrum. She has extensive IT project experience, having participated as developer, analyst, project manager and test manager at Cinet, If, KLP and Euronext Securities Oslo, respectively.
Morten Nordby, Employee representative Euronext Securities Oslo
Mr Nordby (born 1959) is Senior Development Officer at VPS Clearing and Settlement. He has been with Euronext Securities Oslo since 1985, and was responsible for developing the VPS settlement environment and ISO 15022 interface. Mr. Nordby has been an employee representative since April 2005.