Executive Director, Financial Stability, Norges Bank
Torbjørn Hægeland is the Executive Director of Financial Stability at Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway). He has held this position since 2016.
Hægeland is responsible for Norges Bank’s work to ensure an efficient and secure payment system, including the project om central bank digital currencies.
Prior to joining Norges Bank, Hægeland was Director of Research at Statistics Norway.
He is member of the board of the Norwegian Banks' Guarantee Fund, and has been member of several government-appointed commissions.
Hægeland holds a PhD in economics from the University of Oslo