Erik Sandersen is Executive Vice President (EVP) and Head of Financial Institutions investments at Norfund and the Chairman of the Board at Genus. Prior to joining Norfund, he worked 10 years as a co-founder and partner in a venture capital firm in the Nordic region. He has also worked as an executive in the IT sector and has experience working for Boston Consulting Group in London and Oslo.
Erik holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and an MBA from Stanford University. In 1988 Erik Sandersen and Geir Bergheim wrote the master’s thesis that laid the foundation for Genus.