Halvor Sveen, Chief Executive Officer, Merchant & Merchant Bank

Halvor Sveen

Chief Executive Officer

Halvor Sveen has extensive management experience within banking and shipping, from companies such as Gjensidige NOR, Grieg Shipping Group and Pareto Bank ASA, as the head of Shipping & Offshore with an assignment to build up a portfolio for the bank within the maritime sector. He holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Oslo. 

Linda Christin Hoff, Chief Credit Officer, Maritime & Merchant Bank

Linda Christin Hoff

Chief Credit Officer

Linda Christin Hoff has extensive experience within banking, finance, and shipping from Norway and abroad, from companies such as Nordea Bank ASA, Norske Skogindustrier ASA, Pexip AS and SpareBank 1 SR-Bank. She has held several board positions, including Maritime & Merchant Bank ASA. Linda holds an MSc in Economics from BI Norwegian Business School.

Lars Fossen, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Chief Operational Officer, Merchant & Merchant Bank

Lars Fossen

Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Lars Fossen has management experience from DNB, as member of group management of Toten Sparebank and group management of Eika-Gruppen. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Norwegian Business School and is a Certified Internal Auditor.

Tor Stenumgaard, Chief Financial Officer, Merchant & Merchant Bank

Tor Stenumgaard

Chief Financial Officer

Tor Stenumgaard has extensive trading experience within the interest rate and currency markets from companies such as DNB Markets, Chase Manhattan Bank, ABG Sundal Collier, Swedbank/First Securities and Sparebank1 Markets. He holds an MBA.

Per Ugland,  Chief Credit Officer, Maritime & Merchant Bank

Per Ugland

Executive Director

Per Ugland has 35 years of banking experience from DNB. There he served in various managerial positions, Shipping and Offshore Division, Investor Relations, Group Services, Senior Credit Officer, in various central Credit Committees as well as being a valuable asset during vital strategic processes. He holds an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics NHH.