Group management


Cato A. Holmsen

CEO Nordic Trustee & Global Head of Ocorian Capital Markets +47 22 87 94 04 +47 95 20 13 01

Cato first joined Nordic Trustee as Board Member in 2016, took the role as Chairman in 2017, and later became the CEO in April 2018.

Before joining Nordic Trustee Cato had more than 25 years work experience in the financial sector; including senior roles in Altor Equity Partners, Nordea, Carnegie and McKinsey. Cato holds an MBA in Economics and Marketing from Northwestern University (Kellogg) and a Bachelor of Finance from the University of Denver.


Per Anders Wien

CFO, Nordic Trustee Group +47 22 87 94 12 +47 41 44 30 63

Per Anders joined Nordic Trustee in 2013, where he holds the position as CFO. He has comprehensive experience from CFO positions within private equity, IT/Telecom and real estate as well as acting as auditor for several years. He holds a M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and is state-authorized public accountant.


Jo Forfang

Chief Legal Counsel, Nordic Trustee Group +47 22 87 94 18 +47 95 78 54 64

Jo joined Nordic Trustee in 2003, where he is head legal counsel. Jo has more than 30 years’ experience from the legal and financial industry, hereunder from the Norwegian Central Bank. He has also held several positions in the Norwegian Government and the UN.


Karianne Ellingsen Bruland

CEO, Nordic Trustee Services +47 22 87 94 05 +47 90 55 06 90

Karianne joined Nordic Trustee in 2009, where she started as responsible for the Investment Grade Division, and is now responsible for NT Services. Before joining Nordic Trustee, Karianne worked with Origination Corporate Bonds in Pareto Securities and as Portfolio Manager in Gjensidige Asset Management. Karianne holds an Exec. Master of Management from BI Norwegian Business School.


Fredrik Lundberg

EVP, Transactions and Loan Operations +47 22 87 94 24 +47 41 44 53 35

Fredrik joined Nordic Trustee in 2009, where he is responsible for all bond and direct lending transactions in Norway plus loan operations across the Nordics. Before joining Nordic Trustee, Fredrik worked within corporate finance focusing on real estate debt financing. Fredrik holds a M.Sc. from BI Norwegian Business School.


Christoffer Andersson

CEO, Nordic Trustee Sweden & Finland +46 8 783 7900 +46 702 949 007

Christoffer Andersson heads Nordic Trustee’s Swedish office. Prior to joining Nordic Trustee in 2016, Christoffer worked more than ten years with corporate bonds and bank financings at Mannheimer Swartling and Roschier, as well as at Swedbank, Large Corporates & Institutions. Christoffer holds an LL.M. from Uppsala University and an LL.M. from Bond University (Aus).


Aleksander Nervik

EVP, Digital Products & Development +47 22 87 94 67 +47 46 66 69 09

Aleksander joined Nordic Trustee in 2019, where he is responsible for products and digital development across the Nordics. Before joining Nordic Trustee, Aleksander worked as EVP Head of Products at The Central Securities Depository of Norway. He has also held various management roles within the Oslo Børs VPS Group. Aleksander holds a M.Sc. from BI Norwegian Business School.