(Oslo, January 13th, 2020) Ove Christian Norheim is the new CEO of NRP Asset Management. Norheim takes the place of Thorbjørn Pedersen, who will continue on in the management team.


Norheim (55) brings close to 30 years of financial markets experience, including more than 10 years in investment banking at SEB and Nordea, and 10 years in asset management as CEO and Managing Partner of Storebrand Alternative Investments.


– With long-term strategic insight and outstanding knowledge of the Nordic real estate market, NRP Asset Management has delivered impressive results, Norheim says.
– I am both proud and excited to be leading this successful team within the Nordic Real Estate market. I am confident that the team will continue to produce solid return to investors, and I also believe that my experience will bring value to the team.


Norheim holds a Master of Management degree from the Norwegian School of Management (BI) and is a Certified Financial Analyst. He is also a board member of Equinor Pensjon and Anaxo Capital and has board or investment committee experience. From, among others, SEB Asset Management, Cubera private Equity, FSN Capital I and Hitec Vision.


Thorbjørn Pedersen (64) initiated the CEO shift, and will be a part of the management team going forward, focusing on investments. He will also continue as a board member.


– Together with Axel Wroll-Evensen and the team we have developed the company and substantially increased assets under management. We have lately strenghtened the team with external and complementary experience. Ove Christian has a very interesting background and experience, and we are all excited and looking forward to working with him, Pedersen says.