Chief of Staff/Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Trond Grande is responsible for the administration area. He is also deputy head of the daily management of the fund and the operation and development of Norges Bank Investment Management.
Grande was appointed Chief of Staff/Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 6 October 2020. He held the role as Deputy Chief Executive Officer since February 2011. From April of the same year and until the end of 2017, he was also Chief Administrative Officer. From 1 October 2014 to 1 January 2016, he had the day-to-day responsibility for the real estate organisation. Grande joined Norges Bank Investment Management in November 2007 as Global Head of Risk Management and has later also filled the role of Deputy Chief Operating Officer. He was named Chief Risk Officer in October 2009.
Grande previously spent 11 years at Storebrand Kapitalforvaltning and held positions including Senior Vice President Finance and Senior Vice President Financial Risk Management.
Grande holds a Master's Degree in International Management from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and ESADE in Barcelona. He also has an MBA in finance from the Norwegian School of Economics.