Yngve Slyngstad was named Chief Executive Officer of NBIM on 1 January, 2008. Slyngstad joined NBIM in 1998 to head and build its equity management activities. He held the position of Head of Equities between 1998 and 2007.
Prior to joining NBIM, Slyngstad held the position of Chief Investment Officer, Asian Equities, at Storebrand Asset Management.
Yngve Slyngstad holds a master's degree in law from the University of Oslo and a master's degree in business management from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He also has a master's degree in economics from the University of California and a master's degree in political science from the University of Paris.