Senior Managing Director
Svein is a Senior Managing Director of EntrustPermal and serves as the Portfolio Manager of the firm's Blue Ocean Fund. Svein has more than thirty years of global experience in financial services, predominantly in the Shipping and Offshore/Oil Services sectors. In 2012, Svein was selected to establish a new Shipping & Offshore business for CIT Group Inc. with a focus on growing a lending and leasing portfolio. Svein built a team of fifteen experienced shipping professionals at CIT. Before CIT, he served in several senior capacities at Octavian Maritime Holdings, Inc., BNP Paribas Fortis, and Nordea Bank. Svein holds a Bachelors and Masters of Business Administration from Ohio University, where he was the recipient of the Distinguished Professor's Scholarship and graduated with Honors.