Management

Eksfin’s management is in charge of day-to-day management and strategy.

Chief Executive Officer

Tone Lunde Bakker

Background

Ms. Tone Lunde Bakker is CEO of Export Finance Norway (Eksfin) as of August 1, 2021. Eksfin is the official Export Credit Agency (ECA) of Norway, with NOK 100 billion in guarantee portfolio and NOK 50 billion in loan portfolio within energy, seafood, shipping and other industries. Eksfin also advises the Government on export financing and trade issues.

Ms. Bakker has previously held several leadership positions in major Nordic banks, most recently CEO at Swedbank Norway. Prior to that she worked 18 years at Danske Bank Norway. She was part of the team that started the bank’s Norwegian subsidiary in 1997 and was also the bank’s Country Manager for three years.

With expert insight into Nordic banking and industry, Ms. Bakker is particularly interested in green financing and the opportunities it presents for Norwegian and Nordic companies. She regularly contributes her insights as a public speaker and commentator.

She holds a double Bachelor degree in finance and international business from Arizona State University, and is Authorized Financial Analyst (AFA) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

She has also held several board positions, among others Eksportfinans AS and Krogsveen AS. Today, she chairs the Nomination Committee and Corporate Assembly of Equinor, and she is the deputy chair of the Norwegian-Swedish Chamber of Commerce board.

Olav Einar Rygg

Olav Einar Rygg

Chief Commercial Officer
Large Corporates

Ivar Rekve

Ivar Rekve

Chief Commercial Officer
SME and Midcorp

Elizabeth Lee Marinelli

Elizabeth Lee Marinelli

Chief Risk Officer

Ståle Torgersbråten

Ståle Torgersbråten

Chief Legal Officer
(General Councel)

Elin Carinder

Elin Carinder

Chief Finance Officer

Tobias Hvinden

Tobias Hvinden

Chief Governance Officer

Anne May Brauther

Chief Human Resources Officer

Allon Groth

Allon Groth

Chief Communications and Marketing Officer