"I'd rather make investment decisions than recommendations"

Career Path: When Majken Hauge Johansen switched from the sell side to the buy side, her life changed. It made her able to plan her work hours and led to the job she has today as Head of Alternative Investments at Sampension.

Majken Hauge Johansen, Head of Alternative Investments at Sampension | Photo: Sampension

• Which career path did you envision for yourself when you were younger?

I have always enjoyed communicating and speaking with people. When I was in gymnasium (upper secondary school), I thought of becoming a journalist. But, the notion of moving to Aarhus without knowing anyone there made me reconsider. I chose Copenhagen Business School instead, based on the idea that a having both a bachelor and master's degree in business would be a broad and useful education. 

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

Wide range of AUM declines among Nordic asset managers in Q2

Q2 OVERVIEW: Although the three best-performing Q1 managers have yet to release figures for this period, AMWatch’s preliminary overview suggests that the results are reflective of local market conditions, where two countries had a clear advantage.

CEO appoints new J. Lauritzen investment team

Kristian Mørch, the former CEO of Odfjell and current CEO of investment firm J. Lauritzen, has already constructed his new team, which involves both shipping and investment industry professionals.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

AMWatch job

See all jobs

See all jobs

Watch job

See all jobs

See all jobs

Latest news from FinansWatch (dk)

Latest news from EnergyWatch

Latest news from ShippingWatch