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Yngve Slyngstad

Managing Partner of Industry Capital Partners

Yngve Slyngstad is the Managing Partner of Industry Capital Partners (ICP), which he established with the Norwegian industrial investment company Aker ASA. ICP’s mission is to invest in the full breadth and depth of the climate transition, from seed funding of low-carbon technologies to renewable infrastructure projects.

Prior to funding ICP, Mr Slyngstad served for 13 years as CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM). During his tenure, the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund grew from approximately EUR 200 billion to over EUR 1 trillion and became the largest single shareholder in the world's stock markets. During his tenure, NBIM also became widely recognised as a leader in responsible investment management, particularly with regard to climate risk.

Mr Slyngstad holds a law degree from the University of Oslo, an MBA from the Norwegian School of Business and Economics (NHH), an MA in Economics from the University of California Santa Barbara, and a Master of Political Science from the Université de Paris II.