Paul Marcussen oversees Norges Bank Investment Management’s investment operations in New York, where USD 600bn of the fund’s assets are invested across fixed income, equities and real estate in the Americas. He is also a Portfolio Manager within the external strategies team which manages capital allocation to external active fund managers. Paul started his career in the Royal Norwegian Navy where he served as a Second Lieutenant. After gaining a Master in Finance degree from London Business School he worked for Morgan Stanley, Salomon Smith Barney and Gjensidige within various portfolio management and equity research functions. He is a CFA charterholder.