Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Bjarne Graven Larsen

Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Bjarne Graven Larsen leads the global investment program for Ontario Teachers'. He is responsible for all aspects of its investment activities, including the real estate portfolio managed by wholly owned subsidiary, Cadillac Fairview, and Ontario Teachers' international offices in London and Hong Kong. Mr. Graven Larsen has more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry. He is the former chief investment officer and executive board member of Denmark's ATP, that country's largest, and Europe's fourth largest, pension plan. He was most recently chief financial officer at Novo A/S in Copenhagen. Mr. Graven Larsen was also the CEO of FIH Erhvervsbank A/S (FIH). He also held positions at Realkredit Denmark, the country's largest mortgage bank, now part of Danske Bank; and in Denmark's Central Bank and Ministry of Finance. He holds a master's in economics from the University of Aarhus. Mr. Graven Larsen joined Ontario Teachers' in 2016.


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