Erik Sandersen

Executive Vice President, Financial Inclusion Norfund

Erik joined Norfund in 2014 and has represented Norfund on several boards of banks and microfinance institutions. He is currently a board member of the South Africa-based bank investment firm Arise and of the Nordic Microfinance Initiative. Prior to joining Norfund, Erik worked 10 years as a co-founder and partner in a venture capital firm in the Nordic region. He has also worked as an executive in the IT-sector and for the Boston Consulting Group in London and Oslo. He holds a Master degree in Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and an MBA from Stanford University.