Energi Danmark Securities

Jan Rigtrup Jan Rigtrup Head of Portfolio Management +45 3544 0409

Education:

Economist - HD U (international trade) from the Copenhagen Business School and also a commercial education in marketing business.

Background/Experience:

Originally, Jan started as trainee in DONG Energy in 1996 with focus areas such as sales, financial trading, production, analysis and risk management. From 2000, he was employed as Market Analyst at Elektra Energihandel (today: Energi Danmark Securities). In 2005, he was promoted to Portfolio Manager with focus on the most import portfolio customers in regime of Elektra. Today he has build up more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector.

Responsibilities:

Develops and optimises hedging portfolios, risk management strategies and is on a daily basis working out various analysis, which are used in the whole group of Energi Danmark as well as own customers around Scandinavia. These analysis are also used externally in connection with the “One Stop Shop” concept.

Julie Jochimsen Kurzweg Julie Jochimsen Kurzweg Portfolio Manager +45 3544 0407

Education:

Graduated from Copenhagen Business School in 2012 with a Masters Degree in Finance and Accounting.

Background/Experience:

Julie has a theoretical financial background, and previously worked as Assistant Sales Manager at Nordea Markets while finishing her studies. Her primary responsibilities included risk reporting and presentation material for client meetings. In 2012 she was employed at Energi Danmark Securities as Business Controller and worked with optimization, risk reporting internally and externally and development of the portfolio management concept at Energi Danmark Securities. In 2015 Julie was employed as Portfolio Manager.

Responsibilities:

As Portfolio Manager at Energi Danmark Securities, Julie makes market- and risk analysis and manages client portfolios on a daily basis - including consulting, trading, reporting, and risk management.

Kenneth Rose Kenneth Rose Portfolio Manager +45 3544 0410

Education:

Graduated from Copenhagen Business School in 2011 with a Master Degree in Finance and Accounting.

Background/Experience:

Kenneth has a strong theoretical background in finance. Simultaneously with his studies, he worked at KPMG where his primary responsibility was the audit of one of the larger customers in the SMB segment. Kenneth was also involved in the development of audit manuals and standards which were implemented throughout KPMG. Kenneth has been employed in Energi Danmark Securities since 2011.

Responsibilities:

As Portfolio Manager at Energy Denmark Securities, Kenneth is making market analysis and assists with the daily management of existing client portfolios - including consulting, trading, reporting, and risk management.

Kresten Therkildsen Kresten Therkildsen Director, Energi Danmark Securities +45 3544 0406

Education:

Investment Manager in Sydbank 1990 – 2001.

Background/Experience:

Kresten is educated in the banking system with almost 20 years of experience within financial areas as Stock trading, Bond trading, Currency trading, Portfolio Management and Risk Management. Subsequently Kresten was employed in 2001 at Elektra Energihandel as Portfolio Manager with the responsibility to the company’s most important customers, among these the owners of Elektra Energihandel. At the merger in 2005 with Energi Danmark, he was employed as Managing Director and Head of Portfolio management to make sure that this area of competence was proceeded into the new merged company.

Responsibilities:

Kresten has the overall responsibility for the whole group in connection to Portfolio Management of power and related products. He has build up a great experience regarding the Nordic power trading market, including Portfolio Management and Risk Management.

Malene Poulsen Malene Poulsen Portfolio Manager +45 3544 0411

Education:

Graduated from Copenhagen Business School in 2005 with a Master Degree in Economics and Marketing.

Background/Experience:

Malene has several years experience within the energy sector. Before she started at Elektra in 2008 (now Energi Danmark Securities), she worked as Key Account Manager at Hovedstads Regionens Naturgas, where she was responsible for the most important costumers. Malene was involved with the development of the product portfolio as well as the daily nomination of the gas consumption.

Responsibilities:

As Portfolio Manager at Energi Danmark Securities, Malene is making market analysis, Risk Management as well as portfolio optimisation.

Selma Salihovic Selma Salihovic Business Controller +45 3544 0416
Mattias Hellberg Mattias Hellberg Portfolio Manager +46 704 40 60 02

Education

M.Sc in economics (Finance) at the University of Lund.

Background/Experience:

Mattias started as a Junior Trader at Stockholm Energy 1998 with special focus on options. From 1999-2002 he worked as Trader and Portfolio Manager at Alfakraft. Mattias is co-founder of the company Shepherd Energy AB - a company under the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. Here he worked as Analyst and responsible Fund Manager for Shepherd Energy Fund/Portfolio. The analysis service is today one of the leading services in the Nordic power market. From 1 December 2016 Mattias is working as Portfolio Manager at Energi Sverige with focus on the Swedish clients.

Responsibilities:

As Portfolio Manager at Energi Sverige AB Mattias is working with market/risk analysis for the Swedish clients. His main focus is the more active clients and pooling products.

Michael Gesterling Michael Gesterling Portfolio Manager +46 70 698 37 23

Education:

MBA (Finance) from Hawaii Pacific University, MScBA (Finance) from Jönköping International Business School.

Background/Experience:

Michael has more than ten years experience from different positions within the Nordic energy market. Additionally to portfolio management, his experience from strategic business development and market intelligence gives him wide knowledge of energy markets and risk management. Michael has been employed in Energi Danmark Securities since 2014.

Responsibilities:

As Portfolio Manager at Energi Försäljning Sverige AB (Energi Danmark Securities), Michael makes market analysis, risk analysis and gives advise to Swedish portfolio management customers. He also develops risk management and hedging strategies.

Stefan Andersson Stefan Andersson Portfolio Manager +45 3544 0408

Education:

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Control and Maintenance.

Background/Experience:

Originally, Stefan worked for Öresundskraft as an production engineer. During 1999 and 2000, he worked as Portfolio Manager at the company ELISA A/S. From 2001 to 2007, Stefan worked as Product Manager (large customers) at E ON. Before he started at Energi Försäljning Sverige AB (Energi Danmark Securities) in May 2009 as Portfolio Manager, he worked since 2007 as Portfolio Manager at Halmstad Energi och Miljö.

Responsibilities:

As Portfolio Manager at Energi Försäljning Sverige AB (Energi Danmark Securities), Stefan makes market analysis and risk analysis and gives advice to Swedish portfolio management customers. He also optimises and trades the companies’ environmental related product portfolios, power certificates and Guarantees of origin.

Jaakko Kontio Jaakko Kontio Portfolio Manager +358 40 748 5987

Education:

Master of Science from University of Oulu, Degree program in finance. Swedish School of Economics: Certified Financial Analyst. London Business School: Carbon Finance and Analytics program.

Background/Experience:

Jaakko has several years of experience from the electricity companies such as Helsingin Energia, E.ON Finland Oy and Loiste Energia Oy. He has worked with financial energy since year 2000 and has hold positions like trader, portfolio manager and head of portfolio management. He has solid understanding of electricity markets and has also been active on being member of the financial regulation, wholesale and capacity market committees of Finnish Energy Industries. Jaakko also has experience from gas market in Finland. Jaakko has been employed in Energi Danmark Secirities since 2016.

Responsibilities:

As Finnish speaking Portfolio Manager at Energia Myynti Suomi (Energi Danmark Securities), Jaakko is responsible for portfolio optimization for Finnish customers, as well as advising and helping them to develop hedging and risk management strategies.

Maija Ahola Maija Ahola International Portfolio Manager +46 7250 46404

Education:

M.Sc. in Economics (Finance) from Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration in Helsinki.

Background/Experience:

Maija has several years of experience from the financial sector and energy trading companies such as Vattenfall Power Management which has resulted in a solid understanding of portfolio management and risk management as well as the financial markets. Through close cooperation with portfolio customers of different sizes and from a wide range of industries, Maija has experience of adapting solutions to customer’s needs in relation to risk management and development of hedge strategies. She has been employeed since summer 2012. 

Responsibilities:

Maija is responsible for portfolio optimization for Finnish customers, as well as advising and helping them to develop hedging and risk management strategies. In addition Maija is also responsible for the international multi-country clients (One Stop Shop).

Dirk Hegermann Dirk Hegermann Portfolio Manager +45 3544 0413

Education:

Graduate in Business Administration (Diplom-Betriebswirt BA) from Wirtschaftsakademie Schleswig-Holstein.

Background/Experience:

Dirk is looking back on more than 15 years of experience in the energy sector. Following a vocational training at German regional electricity supplier WEMAG AG and parallel with the studies of Business Administration, he spent an internship at the European Energy Exchange, EEX, in Leipzig before joining Vattenfall Energy Trading as a Young Professional acting in various roles. Before joining Energi Danmark Securities in the beginning of 2016, he has been responsible for logistics and position management regarding coal and biomass and was involved in the procurement process for internal and external customers.

Responsibilities:

As a German speaking Portfolio Manager, Dirk complements the team by being responsible for portfolio management for German customers, providing market and risk analysis and helping them to develop hedging and risk management strategies.