Media Centre

Whether you need a quote on financial markets or insight into the Saxo Group's business areas, Saxo's experts and executive spokespeople are always available for comments to the media.

Journalists are invited to address their enquiries to the Saxo Group's global press contact below. 

Press Contacts

Steffen Wegner Mortensen

Head of PR and Public Affairs
Business:
+45 3977 6343
Mobile:
+45 3065 4300
E-Mail:
STEM@saxobank.com

Cathrine Kier

Global Head of Communications
Business:
+45 3977 4980
Mobile:
+45 2068 4510
E-Mail:
ck@saxobank.com

Kim Fournais

Co-Founder & CEO of Saxo Bank

Kim Fournais is co-founder and CEO of Saxo Bank. He held various positions in the financial services sector, before establishing Saxo Bank with Lars Seier Christensen in 1992 under the name Midas. Fournais headed Midas alone until 1995, when Seier Christensen joined as co-CEO.

Steen Blaafalk

Chief Financial & Risk Officer

Steen Blaafalk is Global Head of Finance and Risk Operations at Saxo Bank, and a member of the Board of Management. He is responsible for all legal, compliance, finance, risk management, and client and business intelligence within the Bank.

Søren Kyhl

COO of Saxo Bank

Søren Kyhl is Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the Management Board with responsibility for daily operations and execution including overseeing the bank’s digital experience, marketing and data science.

Claus Nielsen

Head of Markets

Claus Nielsen is Head of Markets at Saxo Bank as well as a member of the Executive Management Group. He is responsible for all trading operations in Copenhagen and Singapore, product development, Risk Management, Saxo Prime (API), Sales Trading as well as Saxo Bank’s strategy team.

Steen Jakobsen

Chief Economist & CIO

Steen Jakobsen first joined Saxo Bank in 2000 and has served as both Chief Economist and Chief Investment Officer since 2009. He focuses on delivering asset allocation strategies and analysis of the overall macroeconomic and political landscape as defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical developments in the charts.

John Hardy

Head of FX Strategy

John Hardy joined Saxo Bank in 2002 and has been Head of FX Strategy since October 2007. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses in the currency market as defined by fundamentals, changes in macroeconomic themes, and technical developments.

Ole Hansen

Head of Commodity Strategy

Ole Hansen joined Saxo Bank in 2008 and has been Head of Commodity Strategy since 2010. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses of the global commodity markets defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical developments.

Peter Garnry

Head of Equity Strategy

Peter Garnry, CFA, joined Saxo Bank in 2010 and is the Head of Equity Strategy. In 2016 he became responsible for the Quantitative Strategies team, which focuses on how to apply computer models to financial markets. He produces trading strategies and analyses of the equity markets as well as individual company stocks, applying advanced statistics and models to beat the market.

Simon Fasdal

Head of Fixed Income Trading

Simon Fasdal joined Saxo Bank in 2011 and is Head of the Fixed Income Trading desk. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses of the bond markets defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical developments.

Kay Van-Petersen

Global Macro Strategist

Kay Van-Petersen joined Saxo Bank in 2014 as a Global Macro Strategist, based in Singapore. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses across asset classes based on monetary & fiscal policies, global geopolitical landscapes as well as other macroeconomic fundamentals. He also takes into account market sentiment, technical and momentum factors.

Christopher Dembik

Head of Macro Analysis

Christopher Dembik joined Saxo Bank in 2014 and has been the Head of Macro Analysis since 2016. He focuses on delivering analysis of monetary policies and macroeconomic developments globally as defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical analysis.

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