Bjorn Forfang, CFA
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
As Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Bjorn Forfang oversees the organization’s relationships with institutional investors (business-to-business), universities, governments, regulators, and member societies, a network of more than 145,000 members in more than 150 countries and territories worldwide. Based in New York, he is also responsible for the organization’s regional capabilities in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific, as well as the Member Value, Advocacy, and Services Delivery divisions. Forfang has more than 20 years of client and relationship management experience, including 14 years as managing director with UBS Investment Bank where he held global relationship management roles in New York and London, and managed and worked with some of the financial industry’s largest institutional clients. Prior to UBS, he held senior-level roles at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, and Greenwich Associates. Forfang started his financial career in fixed income sales at J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc. 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. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a JD from the University of Oslo. He is based in New York
Moody’s Investors Service Chief Investment Officer Credit Outlook Summit features three Chief Investment Officer panelists from leading asset management companies across two panels. The first panel is moderated by Mike Rowan, CFA (Global Head of Public, Project and Infrastructure Finance, Moody’s Investors Service), and focuses on “Big Picture” themes that will shape global credit markets in 2019 and beyond. The second panel is moderated by Marc R. Pinto, CFA (Head of Americas Insurance and Global Managed Investments, Moody’s Investors Service), and focuses on the panelists’ outlook for defaults, credit spreads, and sector underperformance / overperformance.
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