Niels Burtenshaw ThuesenCEO, Partner
Niels is Chief Executive Officer of CPH Capital and took this position in 2011 following consulting work for Saxo Bank. Before CPH Capital, Niels worked for BankInvest Group where he began his career as a Portfolio Manager in 1987 and set up the current Global Equity Strategy in 1989. He had various positions during his time at BankInvest Group including: CIO, Managing Director and lastly CEO (1998-2008). Between, 2008-2011 Niels worked on various consulting projects. Niels is also CEO for Formuepleje Holding A/S.
David Dalgas, CFAChairman Investment Board, CIO, Partner
David is Head of Equities and Chairman of the Investment Board and CIO. He has been in the financial industry since 1994. Before setting up CPH Capital, David was Head of Equities at BankInvest, where he was responsible for a team of 25 investment professionals and 10 different equity portfolios, which were successfully marketed to institutional investors globally. Prior to BankInvest, David worked in portfolio management and equity research with a leading Danish institutional investor, a brokerage house, and the Central Bank of Denmark. David holds a M.Sc. in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School and is a CFA charter holder.
Klaus Ingemann Nielsen, CFAExecutive Member Investment Board, Partner
Klaus Ingemann Nielsen is a member of the Investment Board. He has worked in the financial industry since 1993. Before setting up CPH Capital, he was Chief Portfolio Manager and Member of the Investment Board at BankInvest. Prior to that position, Klaus worked as a corporate finance advisor for Carnegie Bank, where he mainly advised on cross border mergers and acquisitions. Before Carnegie, Klaus worked for 4 years within the Finance department at Teledanmark, primarily being involved with developing a Value at Risk management system. Klaus holds a M. Sc. in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School and is a CFA charter holder.
Kenneth GraversenExecutive Member Investment Board, Partner
Kenneth is a member of the Investment Board. He has worked in the financial industry since 1990, and joined from BankInvest where he was Chief Portfolio Manager and member of the Investment Board. Kenneth was also responsible for BankInvest´s European stock portfolio. Prior to BankInvest, Kenneth worked as Head of Equity Research at Enskilda Securities, Copenhagen where he was responsible for providing equity research to institutional clients. Kenneth graduated from Copenhagen School of Business with a Master in Economics (M.Sc.Econ) and a diploma in Finance (HD).
Per la CourSenior Portfolio Manager, Partner
Per is Senior Portfolio Manager, and is responsible for the management of the Global Consumer Equities fund. He has worked in the financial industry since 2004 and joined CPH Capital from BankInvest where he was a Portfolio Manager and responsible for investments in the Consumer sectors and the Consumer Equities fund. Prior to CPH Capital and BankInvest, Per worked with various financial institutions in Copenhagen while studying at Copenhagen Business School. Before joining the financial sector, Per worked three years as a Ship Broker where he was responsible for customers in the Far East and Arabian Gulf. Per holds a M.Sc. in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School. He has also passed the first and second levels of the CFA examination. Per is also an active member of Den Danske Finansanalytikerforening and CFA Denmark.
Rasmus Lee Hansen, CFASenior Portfolio Manager, Partner
Rasmus is Senior Portfolio Manager. He has worked in the financial industry since 2004, and joined CPH Capital from BankInvest where he was a Portfolio Manager and co-responsible for the firm's Investment Grade Corporate Bonds fund. Rasmus holds a M.Sc. in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School and is a CFA charter holder. He is also an active member of Den Danske Finansanalytikerforening and CFA Denmark.
Thomas Schmidt Christensen, CAIA, CQFSenior Risk & Quant Manager, Partner
Thomas Schmidt Christensen is our Senior Risk & Quant Manager. Thomas joined from BankInvest, where he held a similar position. He has studied at Copenhagen Business School and Stuart Graduate School of Business, and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and holds a Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF). Thomas is in charge of CPH Capital’s risk control processes and uses quantitative tools such as FactSet & Northfield to decompose, back-test and analyse portfolio's risk profiles. Thomas holds an M.Sc. in Business Administration and Management Science from the Copenhagen Business School and is an active member of Den Danske Finansanalytikerforening (DDF) and a member of the Quant-network group in DDF.
Priscilla Hardison, MBAHead of Investment Funds & Client Manager
Priscilla is the Head of Investment Funds and Client Management. She has worked over 18 years in the asset management sector, and prior to joining from Uttrup Financial Advisors where she was the COO and Head of Sales. Before Uttrup, Priscilla worked in institutional sales and marketing roles for some of the top asset management firms in Denmark and USA. Priscilla has a MBA in Finance (Portfolio Management) and a BBA in Accounting from Pace University and Certificate of International Studies from London School of Economics. In 2009, Priscilla was elected to the Equity Committee of Den Danske Finansanalykiter - CFA Denmark association.
David StickIT Developer
David is IT Developer at CPH Capital. Prior to joining CPH Capital in 2012 David was an IT developer for Nykredit and Johan Schluter where he began his IT career. David holds a Graduate Certificate in in Business Administration from the Copenhagen Business School.
Helle BendorffHead of Operations
Helle is Head of Operations. She has worked more than 25 years in the asset management industry where she has held positions in Asset Management companies as Senior Portfolio Manager as well as positions in Fund administrations companies. Prior to joining CPH Capital Helle was Investor Relations manager at BRF Kredit and before that Helle held the position as Transaction Manager at BankInvest where she was responsible for project management for various projects in terms of fund set-up, product development and operational projects including institutional client on-boarding. Helle has a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (HD Finance) from Aarhus Business School and a Project Management Diploma from Implement Learning Institute.
Peter SteglerOperations Manager
Peter is Operations Manager. He has worked in the asset management industry for several years where he has held positions in Asset Management companies as Corporate Actions Specialist and Settlement Officer. Prior to joining CPH Capital in 2013, Peter was Operations Manager at BankInvest where he was involved in various operational projects. Peter is doing a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.
James FreemanClient Director, Partner
James is Client Director at CPH Capital and based in London. Prior to joining CPH Capital in 2012 James was in charge of Consultant Relations at Key Asset Management for 9 years.
Nidia de FreitasClient Services & Marketing
Nidia is Head of Marketing and Client Services. Prior to joining CPH Capital in 2012, she worked in client services at Key Asset Management. Nidia also worked at CQS and Ermitage, where she held both marketing and investor relations functions. Nidia holds a BA (Hons) in Modern Languages and European Studies from the University of the West of England, Bristol.
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