Yngve Slyngstad

Yngve Slyngstad

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Yngve Slyngstad
Chief Executive Officer
Norges Bank Investment Management

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Long-term oriented Yngve Slyngstad has been commanding Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) for quite some time, barreling through a major financial crisis. Under his watch, Slyngstad has guided the largest sovereign investor in Europe to undergo expansions in public equities, modify bond benchmarks and allocation to institutional real estate. With a belief that Norway’s GPFG can add value through active management, Slyngstad believes the sovereign wealth fund can make markets more efficient. Norway’s GPFG is the biggest holder of listed stocks on the planet.

Slyngstad has been with the Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) since 1998, first managing the equities portfolio. Prior to joining NBIM, Slyngstad held the position of chief investment officer of Asian Equities at Storebrand Asset Management.

He also holds four master’s degrees: economics, business, politics and law.


RANK Name Title(s) Organization / Fund Name Country of Origin
1 Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Managing Director Abu Dhabi Investment Authority United Arab Emirates
2 Mark Wiseman Chief Executive Officer Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Canada
3 Yngve Slyngstad Chief Executive Officer Norges Bank Investment Management Norway
4 Gao Xiqing Vice Chairman and President China Investment Corporation China
5 Takahiro Mitani President Government Pension Investment Fund Japan
6 Joseph Dear Chief Investment Officer California Public Employees’ Retirement System United States
7 Bader Mohammad Al-Sa’ad Chairman and Managing Director Kuwait Investment Authority Kuwait
8 Yi Gang Director State Administration of Foreign Exchange China
9 Ho Ching Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Temasek Holdings Singapore
10 Ahmad Al-Sayed Chief Executive Officer Qatar Investment Authority Qatar
11 Lim Siong Guan Group President GIC Private Limited Singapore
12 Angelien Kemna Chief Executive Officer APG Asset Management Netherlands
13 Choi Kwang Chairman and Chief Executive Officer National Pension Service South Korea
14 Elias Masilela Chief Executive Officer Public Investment Corporation South Africa
15 Leo de Bever Chief Executive Officer Alberta Investment Management Corporation Canada
16 Brad Holzberger Chief Investment Officer State Public Sector Superannuation Scheme Australia
17 Neil Petroff Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Canada
18 Xie Xuren Chairman National Council for Social Security Fund China
19 David Gonski Chairman Future Fund Australia
20 Dong-ik Lee Chief Investment Officer Korea Investment Corporation South Korea
21 Janet Cowell North Carolina Treasurer North Carolina Retirement Systems United States
22 Adrian Orr Chief Executive Officer New Zealand Superannuation Fund New Zealand
23 Norman Chan Chief Executive Hong Kong Monetary Authority Hong Kong
24 Pehin Dato Abd Rahman Ibrahim Minister of Finance II Ministry of Finance, Brunei Brunei
25 Jay Willoughby Chief Investment Officer Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation United States
26 José Filomeno de Sousa dos Santos Chairman Fundo Soberano de Angola Angola
27 Ted Wheeler Oregon State Treasurer Oregon Investment Council United States
28 Uche Orji Chief Executive Officer Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority Nigeria
29 Kirill Dmitriev Chief Executive Officer Russian Direct Investment Fund Russia
30 Bob Maynard Chief Investment Officer Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho United States
31 Christopher Ailman Chief Investment Officer California State Teachers’ Retirement System United States
32 Michael Latimer Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System Canada
33 Daisuke Hamaguchi Chief Investment Officer Pension Fund Association Japan
34 Thomas Britton Harris IV Chief Investment Officer Teacher Retirement System of Texas United States
35 Damon Krytzer Trustee City of San Jose Police and Fire Retirement Plan United States
36 Roger Gray Chief Investment Officer Universities Superannuation Scheme United Kingdom
37 Larry Schloss Chief Investment Officer New York City Employee Retirement System United States
38 Carsten Stendevad Chief Executive Officer ATP Denmark
39 Johan Magnusson Chief Executive Officer Första AP-fonden Sweden
40 Adriaan Ryder Chief Investment Officer QIC Australia
41 Israfil Mammadov Chief Investment Officer State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
42 Karim Djoudi Finance Minister Algerian Ministry of Finance Algeria
43 Gregg Rademacher Chief Executive Officer Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association United States
44 Olivier Rousseau Executive Director Fonds de réserve pour les retraites France
45 Else Bos Chief Executive Officer PGGM Vermogensbeheer B.V. Netherlands
46 Anton Siluanov Finance Minister Russian Ministry of Finance Russia
47 Marie S. Arwidson Chair Andra AP-fonden Sweden
48 David Villa Chief Investment Officer State of Wisconsin Investment Board United States
49 Michael Sabia President and CEO Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Canada
50 H.E. Dr. Fahad AlMubarak Governor Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency Saudi Arabia
51 Warren Lee Chief Executive Officer Victoria Funds Management Corporation Australia
52 Jean-Pierre Jouyet Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Groupe Caisse des Dépôts France
53 Suzanne Bishopric Director United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund United Nations
54 Robert Greene Trustee Virginia Retirement System United States
55 Tim Walsh Director State of New Jersey Division of Investments United States
56 Steve Moise State Investment Officer New Mexico State Investment Council United States
57 Mark Gordon Wyoming State Treasurer Permanent Mineral Trust Fund – Wyoming United States
58 Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan Chief Executive Officer Employees’ Provident Fund (Malaysia) Malaysia
59 Bruce Zimmerman Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer University of Texas Investment Management Company United States
60 Elvyn Masassya Chief Executive Officer PT Jamsostek Indonesia
61 HE Khalifa Mohammed Al Kindi Managing Director Abu Dhabi Investment Council United Arab Emirates
62 Doug Pearce Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer British Columbia Investment Management Corporation Canada
63 Gordon Fyfe President and CEO Public Sector Pension Investment Board Canada
64 Bruce Cundick Chief Investment Officer Utah Retirement Systems United States
65 Theresa Whitmarsh Executive Director Washington State Investment Board United States
66 Franco Bassanini Chairman Cassa Depositi e Prestiti Italy
67 Neville Mackay Chief Executive Scottish Public Pensions Agency United Kingdom
68 Kevin O’Sullivan Chief Executive Officer UniSuper Management Pty Ltd Australia
69 Chang Che-shen Chairman Public Service Pension Fund of Taiwan Taiwan
70 Tan Sri Dato’ Azman bin Hj. Mokhtar Managing Director Khazanah Nasional Berhad Malaysia
71 Bolat Zhamishev Finance Minister Kazakhstan National Fund Kazakhstan
72 Karl Swartling Chief Executive Officer Sjatte AP fonden Sweden
73 Felipe Larraín Finance Minister Ministry of Finance, Chile Chile
74 Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Mubadala Development Company United Arab Emirates
75 H.E. Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori Chief Executive Officer Emirates Investment Authority United Arab Emirates
76 Farouki Majeed Director of Investments School Employees’ Retirement System of Ohio United States
77 Somchai Sujjapongse Chairman of the Investment Committee Government Pension Fund Thailand
78 Yeszhan Birtanov Chief Executive Officer and Chairman National Investment Corporation of National Bank of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
79 Ashbel Williams Jr. Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer Florida State Board of Administration United States
80 Mats Andersson Chief Executive Officer Fjärde AP-fonden Sweden
81 Fátima Báñez García Minister for Employment and Social Security Social Security Reserve Fund Spain
82 Khadem Abdulla Al Qubaisi Managing Director International Petroleum Investment Company United Arab Emirates
83 Carole Wright Chair Public Employees’ Retirement Association of Colorado United States
84 Scott Campbell Chair Ontario Public Service Employees’ Union Pension Trust Canada
85 Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji Chief Executive Officer Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company Bahrain
86 Holland Timmins Chief Investment Officer and Executive Administrator Texas Permanent School Fund United States
87 Hershel Harper, Jr. Chief Investment Officer South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission United States
88 Arno Hugo Augustin Filho Treasury Secretary Sovereign Fund of Brazil Brazil
89 Rick Dahl Chief Investment Officer Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System United States
90 Luis Miguel Castilla Rubio Minister of Economy and Finance Fiscal Stabilization Fund Peru
91 Drew Wrigley Chair and Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota North Dakota Legacy Fund United States
92 Larry Howai Minister of Finance and the Economy Heritage and Stabilization Fund Trinidad and Tobago
93 John Corrigan Chief Executive National Treasury Management Agency Ireland
94 Jay Huish Executive Director San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System United States
95 Paddy Dowdall Investment Manager Merseyside Pension Fund United Kingdom
96 Michael Trotsky Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management United States
97 Emilia Pires Minister of Finance Timor-Leste Petroleum Fund Timor-Leste
98 Ali Mohamed Salem Hibri Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Libyan Investment Authority Libya
99 Clifford Stanton Chair Fire and Police Pension Association of Colorado United States
100 Gary Dokes Chief Investment Officer Arizona State Retirement System United States

Dated: August 2013

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