Arctic Securities


Management Group

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Mads Henrik Syversen


Mads was previously CEO in SEB Enskilda (2000-2007), in addition to being Country Manager for SEB in Norway (2004-2007). 

Prior to that he worked with Orkla Finans/Enskilda Securities, holding senior positions within equities and corporate finance (1987-2000) and with Den norske Creditbank as a broker (1982-1986).

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Hege Marthinussen

Deputy CEO

Hege previously worked at Storebrand Investment Management (1998-2008) with compliance and risk control, product development and as a credit analyst. Prior to this she worked with treasury management. 

Hege holds an MSc from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) and an MSc in Statistics and Operations Research from Stern School of Business, New York University.

Petter Bakken

Petter Bakken

Founding Partner & Head of Investment Banking

Petter started his career in SEB in Frankfurt from 1987- 1990, thereafter from 1991 till 2007 in Orkla Finans , merged into SEB Enskilda in 2000. He was head of corporate finance in Norway from 1994- 2007. Since the foundation of Arctic Securities in 2007, he has worked in the corporate finance department both as an client executive in addition to various management positions. Petter holds a Diplom Kaufmann degree from Univerität Mannheim in Germany (1982-1987).

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Robert Christiansen

Head of Sales

Robert joined Arctic Securities in April 2019. He previously worked as Head of International & Nordic Credit Sales at Nordea Markets. Robert holds a MSc in Finance from BI Norwegian Business School.

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Alexander Jost

Head of Research

Alexander joined Arctic Securities in October 2019. He previously worked for ABG Sundal Collier (2017-2019) and SEB (2011-2017). He has worked with credit his entire career. 

Alexander holds an MSC in Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School and a BSc in Finance from the same institution.

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Kjetil Bakken

Head of Group Strategy

Kjetil joined Arctic in 2007. He previously worked as Associate Director in UBS Corporate Finance, London, focusing on Nordic financial institutions (2005-2007) and as an Analyst in Corporate Finance with Deutsche Bank in London (2002-2005). He holds an MA in Business & Finance from The University of Edinburgh.

Mads Baras Bye

Mads Barås Bye

Head of People

Mads previously worked within HR at Norges Bank / Norges Bank Investment Management from 2009 to 2021, and his last position was as Head of People and Organisational Development across the the Central Bank and NBIM organizations. Prior to this he worked in HR roles at Microsoft and Tandberg, and before that as a consultant within executive search and management consulting. Mads holds a Master in Business and Economics (siviløkonom) from BI Norwegian Business School.