A small, but efficient team
The team behind MyBank has long experience from banking, brokering and the financial industry generally – in both its executive management and board of directors. Because we’re a small and efficient organisation, a description of our whole team is provided here! Executive Management
Christen Fredriksen, Chief Executive Officer
Christen was formerly CEO of Jernbanepersonalets bank og forsikring (JBF) and has previously held executive positions in banking and insurance, including in BNP Paribas, Allianz, Zurich, and Tryg. Christen has also served as management consultant to the financial sector within KPMG and has extensive experience of third-party distribution. Christen holds an MBA-equivalent from Augsburg in Germany.
E-mail: christen.fredriksen [at] mybank.no
Jakob Bronebakk, Chief Financial Officer
Jakob was formerly CFO and Risk Manager with Jernbanepersonalets bank og forsikring (JBF) and has previously worked for small and large financial institutions in London in derivatives trading, credit structuring and risk management. He has also worked as a management consultant to the financial sector at Capgemini Consulting. Jakob graduated from the London School of Economics and the Norwegian School of Economics with an MBA in Strategic Management. He is also a chartered financial analyst (CFA).
E-mail: jakob.bronebakk [at] mybank.no
Yann A. Skaalen, Chief Commercial Officer
Yann is responsible for sales and marketing. Yann has worked as a financial broker and with brokers since 1999. In 2003, he started Finansa, a brokerage firm that was sold to Freedom Finance in 2014 and under the Zmarta Group is the largest Nordic loan broker. He is an expert in digital marketing, CRM and digital customer processes, and has started up and run several IT companies.
E-mail: yann.skaalen [at] mybank.no
Thomas Nustad, Chief Risk Officer
Thomas Nustad is responsible for risk management and compliance. He has extensive experience as a mortgage broker, and is a member of the board of the Norwegian financial brokers’ association Finansagentenes Forening, and the owner of Norsk Boligfinans AS. He has previous experience as an investment consultant to institutional customers within Nordea Investment Management, and holds an MSc in Economics and Finance from St Cloud State University, Minnesota.
E-mail: thomas.nustad [at] mybank.no
Thomas Iversen, Chief Technology Officer
Thomas is the former CTO of Jernbanepersonalets bank og forsikring (JBF) and has previously held executive positions in IT and the telecommunications industry, including with Telenor, Honeywell and the Airbus group. Thomas has extensive and varied experience from management positions within technology-intensive sectors and organisations in which automation and digitisation have been key success factors. Thomas has an MSc-equivalent from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.
E-mail: thomas.iversen [at] mybank.no
Eystein Bråthen, Chief Credit Officer
Eystein has strong experience from the financial industry. He has worked in large Nordic financial companies responsible for analysing market development & customer behaviour to optimize marketing investments from a profit & risk perspective. He joins MyBank from the data intelligence company Bisnode, where he helped clients to process and interpret data to define customer value and optimize risk. He holds a masters degree in industrial mathematics & statistics from the Norwegian Technical and Natural Sciences University.
E-mail: eystein.brathen [at] mybank.no
Caroline Kvam Stokke, Credit and Finance Officer
Caroline is a former professional director and finance consultant with Jernbanepersonalets bank og forsikring (JBF). She earned an MSc in Business from BI Norwegian School, with her major in strategy and minor in logistics, operations and supply chain management.
E-mail: caroline.stokke [at] mybank.no
Oscar Barkman, Agent & Marketing Officer
Oscar works with sales and marketing specifically aimed at our distribution partners. He previously worked at the Zmarta Group, where he was Head of Partner Relations. He has held senior positions at MasterCard and Nordea Bank, which has given him significant experience from banking, payment systems and fintech.
Oscar holds a Degree of Master of Science in Business and Economics from Uppsala University.
E-mail: oscar.barkman [at] mybank.no
Truls J. Johnsen, Credit Consultant
Truls is previously authorized financial adviser from Sparebank 1 Nord-Norge. He has an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Tromsø