Nicolai Tangen is CEO of the world largest sovereign wealth fund. The fund manages 11,000 billion NOK (around one trillion USD) and owns more than 1,5 % of the worlds listed companies. Tangen has broad experience from asset management and previously ran a hedge fund, he founded in 2005. Tangen holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Wharton School and master’s degree in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art and in Social Psychology from the London School of Economics. He has also studied Russian at the Norwegian Armed Forces’ School of Intelligence and Security.