Peter Carøe

Board member (IWC); Non-Executive Director and Consultant

Peter Carøe holds an MSc in Economics from Copenhagen Business School and has completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School. Peter has worked in the banking industry in Copenhagen, London and New York for most of his career. From 2002 to 2010, he worked as the Head of Alternative Investments for a major Danish pension insurance company. Since 2010, he has worked as an independent non-executive director and consultant on the boards of directors of hedge funds and a real estate company. Peter is currently chairman of the investment committee of a Danish infrastructure fund as well as a member of the advisory board of an Australian infrastructure specialist.

Peter has done consulting for the air traffic control industry, subsidiaries of major insurance companies in France and the US as well as for an Australian infrastructure specialist.

“Investing in timber assets offer institutional investors a reliable hedge against long-term liabilities, which will become more pronounced with the Solvency II rules. This will be an interesting opportunity for IWC.”