Senior executives

Tomas Billing

Chief Executive Officer. Employed by Nordstjernan since 1999. Member of the management team.

Education: MSc Economics.
Born: 1963.
Board assignments: Chairman of NCC AB. Member of the Board of BiJaKa AB, Röko AB, Centre for Justice (Centrum för rättvisa), and the Parkinson Research Foundation.

Tomas previously served as CEO of the listed property company Hufvudstaden AB. Prior to that, Tomas held various positions in the Proventus Group for seven years, the last two of which he spent as CEO of Monark Bodyguard AB.

Marion Bernhardsson

Chief Financial Officer. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2012. Member of the management team.

Education: MSc Economics.
Born: 1962.

Marion previously served as Senior Associate, Corporate Accounting, at Investor AB.

Peter Hofvenstam

Deputy CEO and responsible for Listed holdings. Employed by Nordstjernan since 1999. Member of the management team.

Education: MSc Economics.
Born: 1965.
Board assignments: Chairman of Nordstjernan Kredit AB. Member of the Board of Rosti Group AB and Swedol AB.

Peter was previously a partner at E. Öhman J:or Fondkommission AB and was active in corporate finance. Prior to that, Peter worked as Finance director and a member of Group management at AB Aritmos and as an Analyst at Proventus AB.

Thomas Naess

Senior Investment Manager and responsible for Credit investments. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2015. Member of the management team.

Education: MSc Economics.
Born: 1972.

Thomas was previously a Partner with Goldbridge Capital Partners in London. Prior to that, he worked for eight years at BlueBay Asset Management in London and seven years at Deutsche Bank, first in New York and then in London from 2000.

Khashayar Nikavar

Senior Investment Manager and responsible for Unlisted holdings. Employed by Nordstjernan since 2013.  Member of the management team. 

Education: MSc Engineering, BSc Economics.
Board assignments: Chairman of Rosti Group AB. Member of the Board of Salcomp Holding AB.

Khashayar previously served as Junior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in Stockholm.