Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Third Swedish National Pension Fund (AP3) has appointed Jonas Thulin as its new Chief Investment Officer (CIO). Currently serving as the Head of Asset Management at Erik Penser Bank, Thulin is set to assume his new role by early January 2024. He will be succeeding the outgoing CIO, Pablo Bernengo, who was been selected as the next CIO at Swedish occupational pensions giant Alecta.
“I look forward to work with the organisation to continue delivering world-class asset management,” Jonas Thulin expressed his enthusiasm for the opportunity. “AP3’s important role for the public pension system is particularly exciting, and I look forward to further develop and refine the management together with my colleagues, with their extensive expertise and knowledge.”
“I look forward to work with the organisation to continue delivering world-class asset management.”
Over the past six years, Jonas Thulin has held the position of Head of Asset Management at Erik Penser Bank, where he was responsible for both strategic and tactical asset allocation. He has previously served as Head of Asset Allocation, Head of Alpha Strategy, and Head of Strategy and Research at Nordea. He began his professional career as Chief Economist at Ericsson before working as a senior strategist at Crédit Agricole CIB in London and New York. Thulin has also been a lecturer and supervisor in economics at Stockholm University in Sweden and the University of Queensland in Australia.
“Jonas Thulin is passionate about asset management and the financial markets, has worked with a wide range of different asset classes and has extensive knowledge about sustainability,” Staffan Hansén, CEO of AP3, expressed his satisfaction with the recruitment. Hansén assumed the CEO role last year after Kerstin Hessius stepped down following 18 years in the role. “Jonas is a good and communicative leader with excellent skills for further developing our asset management,” adds Hansén.