Euronext Securities Oslo executive management

Kristine Bastøe, Chief Executive Officer

Kristine Bastøe (born 1976) joined Securities Oslo on June 1 2019 as Head of the Product. Previously she has been at Ernst & Young, where she led an advisory team within financial services. Kristine has worked as a management consultant and project/programme manager within asset management and banking since 2010, focusing on complex transformation projects. During 2001-2010 she was employed by Eksportfinans ASA, where she held the positions as risk analyst, funding analyst and portfolio manager, and also participated in major projects. Kristine holds a MSc in Mathematics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). She has a CFA degree from Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)/NFF.

Jan Stenmoe, Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Officer

Jan Stenmoe (born 1965) holds the position as Chief Technology Officer. He has previously worked at the Oslo Stock Exchange where he joined as a consultant in 1998 and was hired in 2004. Since 2008 he has been head of the development department at Børsen and has been Service Manager for several trading systems.

Stenmoe studied Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Christian A. Viken, Executive Vice President, Customer Experience and Analytics

Christian Viken (born 1985) holds the position as Head of Customer Experience and Analytics.
He came from the position as a Group analyst at the Eika group, with expertise and knowledge of various business models and sectors within banking and finance. He has worked with accounting and economics, business and customer orientation at different academic environments, as well as strategic use of data and insight into analytics and sales.
Christian Viken holds a Master’s degree in Economics from BI Norwegian School of Management in Oslo.

Siri Bjørnsen, Executive Vice President, Head of HR and staff

Siri Bjørnsen joined Euronext (Oslo Børs & Euronext Securities/VPS) in June 2022. Siri has worked in HR throughout her career, starting up in the IT industry with Dell, moving to FMCG with PepsiCo and latest insurance industry at Codan, a part of RSA Insurance Group. She has strategic and operational experience and solid business acumen. She is known as a solution-oriented team player with a passion for people, cross-functional collaboration and engagement.
Siri has a Bachelor in Marketing from BI Norwegian Business School/NMH.

Geir Heggem

Geir Heggem, Chief Financial Officer

Geir Heggem (born 1968) joined the Oslo Børs VPS group in 1997. Since 2001, he has held the position as Group Chief Financial Officer. Heggem holds a Master’s degree in Economics from BI Norwegian School of Management. and he is a State Authorised Public Accountant.

Stian Sviggum, Chief Risk Officer

Stian Sviggum (born 1975) joined Securities Oslo on May 1, 2019 as Chief Risk Officer. He has previously held the position as director of PwC where he for six years led a team for enterprise risk management. In the period 2010-2013, he worked on operational risk and internal control in Norges Bank Investment Management. He previously also worked as a consultant in Aon and Holte Consulting, and he has been project manager in IT infrastructure projects in Hewlett-Packard. Sviggum is a graduate engineer in physics at NTNU.

Henrik Ohlsen, Head of Nordic Client Relations & Sales in Euronext Securities

Henrik joins the management group in Euronext Securities Oslo in 2022. Before joining Euronext Securities, Henrik held a position as Nordic Sales and Market Director at e-Boks A/S. He holds a MSc in Business, Language and Culture from Odense University.

Anne Kaas Hammer, Head LGRA Euronext Securities Copenhagen & Oslo

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Nicholas A. Schulz, Executive Vice President, Head of Products

Nicholas Schulz (born 1991) holds the position as Head of Products in Euronext Securities Oslo, in parallel to his position as Head of Issuer Services in Euronext Securities. He has previously held the position as Head of Equity Services in Euronext Securities Oslo, and before joining Euronext he was working at Ernst & Young as a Senior Consultant within financial services.

Nicholas is experienced within strategy- and business development, accounting, and project management. Nicholas holds a MSc in Business from BI Norwegian Business School.

Øyvind Skar, Executive Vice President, Head of Business Operations

Øyvind Skar (born 1974) holds the position as Head of Business Operations, and Head of Issuance. He entered into his current position in May 2022, after heading the Issuance department since May 2021, as contractor. In the period 2000 – 2020 Øyvind worked in Oslo Børs, where he since 2008 was heading the Market Data section. Through 2020 he also acted as CEO of Oslo Market Solutions (OMS).

Øyvind has experience from strategy- and business development, system development and business operations. He holds a bachelor in economics and business administration from Sør-Trøndelag University College.