Torben Möger Pedersen
Torben Möger Pedersen (b. 1955) is CEO of PensionDanmark – one of the largest pension funds in Denmark established in 1993. PensionDanmark manages defined contribution pension plans, health care plans and life-long training programs based on collective agreements covering more than 750,000 blue-collar workers employed in 23,000 companies within the private and public sector. Total assets under management are EUR 36 billion and growing rapidly. A substantial part of the portfolio is direct investments in renewable energy infrastructure assets and sustainable real estate. PensionDanmark has received a great number of Awards for its groundbreaking investment strategy.
Torben Möger Pedersen holds a number of board and investment committee memberships including Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Arbejdernes Landsbank, Insurance & Pension Denmark, Copenhagen Infrastructure Fund I, II and III, Danish Climate Investment Fund, Danish Agribusiness Fund, Danish SDG Investment Fund, SDG High-Level Advisory Board, Danish Society for Education and Business (DSEB) and Board Leadership Society in Denmark. In November 2019, the Danish Government appointed Torben chairman of the climate partnership for the financial sector.
Torben Möger Pedersen is a member of OECD’s Working Group on Long-Term Investments, the Private Sector Advisory Group within the UN’s Green Climate Fund, the Global Agenda Council on Investments and The Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders in World Economic Forum, the Steering Committee of Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance and the Advisory Board in OECD’s Centre on Green Finance and Investment.
Torben Möger Pedersen holds an M.Sc. Economics from the University of Copenhagen and is an adjunct professor at CBS.
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