Gunnar Sigurdsson has 25 years of experience in the financial industry, ranging from commercial and investment banking to private equity, in Europe and the United States.
Gunnar has significant transaction and structuring experience, having led many large and complex acquisition and advisory projects as well as building and managing the portfolio management arm of a major private equity operation, based in London. Gunnar has sat on the boards of several companies, including major UK retailing and wholesaling companies such as Iceland Foods and House of Fraser. Gunnar spent 10 years in the U.S. in the 90s, where he obtained his MBA degree from Pennsylvania State University and worked for several years for Bank One, (now JP Morgan). Gunnar has been based in the U.K. for the better part of the last 15 years and is now responsible for leading the UK operations of Kvika banki.