AMWatch

How a dismissed CEO reached the top of a major UK pension fund

Making the front pages because you were laid off is not much fun. However, that misfortune could end up opening new doors after all. In fact, it might even pave the way to the job of CEO at one of the UK's biggest pension funds -- and taking charge of more than GBP 50.7 billion (EUR 57.2 billion) of assets.

Morten Nilsson. | Photo: Now Pension PR

Every cloud has a silver lining, they say.

The story of Morten Nilsson, who was fired by ATP and then made it to the top of a huge pension fund in the UK, is a vivid illustration of such proverbial truth.

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from AMWatch

Pensions sector responds to "unnuanced" carbon report

In a new report, NGO Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke criticized the pension sector for its DKK 22bn investments in fossil fuel expansion. An industry organization has now responded, saying the report ignores the complicated nature of the issue.

Further reading

Latest news

Watch job

See all jobs

See all jobs

Latest news from FinansWatch (dk)

Latest news from EnergyWatch

Latest news from ShippingWatch