The Board

  • Endre Skjørestad

    Chairman of the board

    Skjørestad is a lawyer and has been a partner in Haver Advokatfirma AS since 1985. Skjørestad has previously been State Secretary in the Ministry of Finance. He holds several positions and serves on several boards in various industries. Previously, Skjørestad was a member of the board of Statens Bankinvesteringsfond, chairman of the board of Statens finansfond, as well as chair of the Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority (Finanstilsynet) from 2010 - 2018.

    Skjørestad holds a Cand.jur. from the University of Bergen.

  • Torbjørn Hægeland

    Board member

    Hægeland has since 2016 been the Executive Director of the Financial Stability department and is a member of the management group of Norges Bank. He has previously held the position as Director of Research at Statistics Norway.

    Hægeland holds a PhD in economics from the University of Oslo.

  • Marie Meling

    Board member

    Meling has been a doctoral research fellow with the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law with UiO since 2017. She has previous experience as lawyer with Advokatfirmaet BAHR AS in Oslo and Watson, Farley & Williams LLP in Hamburg.

    Meling holds a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Oslo.

  • Trude Myklebust

    Board member

    Myklebust is a doctoral candidate at the University of Oslo, Faculty of Law (Department of Private Law). She has work experience from the Financial Markets Department and the Asset Management Department in the Ministry of Finance, the Norwegian Supreme Court and as a deputy judge. She is a member of the Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund and has previously been a member of Norway's Climate Risk Commission. Myklebust has authored several publications in the area of financial market law.

    Myklebust holds a Master's degree in Law from the University of Oslo and a MSc (by research) from the University of Oxford.

  • Jøril Mæland

    Board member

    Mæland is Associate Professor at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen. Since 2013 she has been Head of department at the Department of Finance. She has several publications in the areas of investment and innovation.

    Mæland holds a PhD in financial economics from the Norwegian School of Economics.

  • Odd Nordli

    Board member

    Nordli has been member of the Board since 2012.

    Nordli was Managing Director at Aurskog Sparebank from 2006 to 2019. His prior professional experience includes various positions within DNB in the period from 1986 to 2005. In addition, Nordli has held the position as Managing Director at Trøgstad Sparebank. 

    Nordli holds a degree from Bankakademiet.

  • Lisbet K. Nærø

    Board member

    Nærø has been Managing Director of Fana Sparebank since 2014. She has previous experience from several management positions within the finance and transport sector. 

    She holds several board positions and recently became chairman of the Savings Bank Association.

    Nærø holds a MSc from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration and holds an MBA from the University of Central Florida.