Master of Business Administration, Karlstad University, Sweden, 1978.
Vice president shipping Christiania Bank, Oslo, 1980-1982, director shipping/offshore London, 1982-1988, senior vice president corporation clients Oslo, 1989-1992, chief credit officer international, 1992-1994, project manager Sweden, 1994-1996, branch manager Stockholm, since 1996.
Member Norwegian-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (chairman board directors since 2000), Norwegian-Swedish Corporation Association (board directors since 1998).
Married Ann Catherine Englund, August 20, 1980. Children: Carl Fredrik, Sophie Caroline.