Arctic Asset Management


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Lisbeth Gyland

Chief Executive Officer

Extensive experience from financal markets. CEO at Orkla Finans Fondsforvaltning (2005-2009) and CIO fixed income management (1994-2005). Prior to Orkla with Den norske Creditbank as a broker (1984-1990) Graduated from Bankakdemiet/BI.

Arctic Ansatte 2022 180122 ZSB 4238

Albert Collett

Chief Investment Officer

20 years relevant work experience in fund management. Albert worked previously for Alfred Berg (1998-2010) as Nordic Head of Fundamental Equity and was a member of the Nordic Executive Committee. He also held positions as Portfolio Manager and analyst in Alfred Berg. He was performance responsible and Portfolio Manager for Nordic Combined (2002-2010), Norwegian Equities (2002-2010) and Danish Equities (2007-2010). Albert has received several awards: 2010 Lipper 10 Years of Excellence (TE5) for best Norwegian Equities Fund, 2008 Morningstar Award winner (High Conviction), 2002-2009 Nordic Portfolios (low TE) outperformance every year as Portfolio Manager, 2007 High Conviction Fund Gambak won absolute return 1# among 70 Norwegian Funds, 2006 Wall Street recognition 1# (among many) ranked European Funds 1 year and 2005 High Convictions Fund Gambak 1# excess return to benchmark in Norwegian fund universe. Albert is a mechanical engineer GTI graduate from Gothenburg and a BSc. (Hon) from Strathclyde Business School.

Ulrica Bjerke

Ulrica Slåne Bjerke

CIO, Stockholm branch

Ulrica has the overall responsibility for Arctic Aurora LifeScience and Arctic Aurora Biotech Select investment portfolio. She has ca 30 years of successful track record as a Portfolio Manager in Health Care and has been a top ranked Health care Analyst for (10 years). Ulrica has an MBASc, CEFA, with a degree from Stockholm School of Economics and Medicine at the Karolinska Institute.

Arctic Ansatte 2022 180122 ZSB 4132

Samuel K. Haile

Chief Operating Officer

Samuel previously worked for Alfred Berg Kapitalforvaltning AS (2010-2011) within the middle office team. Before that he worked for Orkla Finans as fund manager assistant. He holds a BSc in Finance from the Norwegian School of Management (BI). 

Samuel is one of the Board Directors of the Irish fund company Arctic Funds plc.


Heidi Rønningen

Chief Compliance Officer

Heidi has previously worked for different companies within the finance sector; for Navigea Securities (2011-2012), Sector Asset Management (2008-2011), Orkla Finans (2003-2008), for DnB Asset Management (1998-2003) and before that for Landsbanken as lawyer. She holds a law degree from University of Oslo and an MBA from Norwegian School of Management (BI).