Chairman, Capital Finance International (CFI)
Tor is former Vice President at Merrill Lynch International Bank in London. He also worked in investment and private banking with UBS Wealth in London; Credit Agricole Private Bank in Luxembourg and Switzerland; Nordea Bank in Denmark; and Antfactory and Seymour Pierce in London.
He was Group CEO for investment fund managers Gaiacorp Currency Managers and Titan Capital Management in London and New York; Chairman for Trinity Fund Administration in Ireland; Chairman for Gaiacorp Asia in Hong Kong and Bombay. Also, Mr Svensson has worked for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Mr. Svensson holds an MBA from The Kenan Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA and also holds a Master’s Degree of Science in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He had post graduate studies at IESA business school in Caracas, Venezuela and at La Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia. Mr. Svensson has lectured in International Business and Consumer Behaviour at Coker College in South Carolina, USA. He is a guest speaker on international finance and business issues around the world.
It was Mr Svensson‘s passion for and global experience in the emerging and frontier markets that led to the formation of Capital Finance International’s CFI.co journal.
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