Bjorn Forfang, CFA, is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Erigo Capital Partners – a specialist financial advisory firm raising capital for alternative asset managers – and has over 25 years of experience in global capital markets across hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, banking, structured products and management consulting.
Before starting Erigo, Mr. Forfang was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer with CFA Institute; the premier global association for investment management professionals promoting excellence and ethical standards in financial markets. He oversaw the organization’s global relationships with institutional investors, asset owners, universities, governments, regulators, and member societies, a network of more than 175,000 members in more than 160 countries and territories worldwide. He was also responsible for the Institute’s regional capabilities in the Americas, APAC and EMEA, as well as the CFA Credentialing, Advocacy/Policy, Regulatory and Marketing & Communications divisions.
Before CFA Institute, Mr. Forfang was a Managing Director with UBS Investment Bank for 14 years where he held global senior management roles in New York and London. As Global Head of Senior Relationship Management he led a team managing the bank’s largest and most complex institutional clients such as hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds and institutional asset managers. Prior to UBS, he was Managing Director and Global Head of Clients at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and Principal at Greenwich Associates, a management consulting firm specializing in financial services. Forfang started his financial career in fixed income sales at J.P. Morgan Securities in New York.
Early in his career, he was a senior legal officer with the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Oslo and later relocated to New York as Deputy Trade Commissioner of Norway to the United States and Vice Consul to New York.
Areas of Expertise
Business and Executive Coaching
Strategic planning coaching
Mr. Forfang holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a JD from the University of Oslo and is a CFA Charterholder.
$750 to $1,000 per Session, dependent on package selected