"When I choose a job, I am actually choosing the management team"

Career Path: A childhood interest in savings and funds made going into finance an easy choice for Tommy Mikelsen. In his new role as head of institutional sales at Norwegian Alfred Berg, he will use his experience from the military and several big asset management firms to re-establish the Nordic-focused equity and fixed income manager in Sweden.

Alfred Berg’s new head of institutional sales Tommy Mikkelsen. | Photo: PR / Alfred Berg

What career path did you imagine for yourself when you were younger?

”As a teenager, my focus was on a career as a military officer, which I became in my early twenties. Then in year 2000, the military made huge cuts so I had to refocus, and I joined the reserves instead.

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