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Samson Sørtveit was one of the founders of Crux in 2005. He rejoined the company in 2019 after more than four years working as portfolio manager and investment analyst in the family offices of Johan Andresen (Ferd) and John Fredriksen (Seatankers). Sørtveit has three decades of financial market experience. He started his career as a financial journalist and later covered a wide variety of industries and Nordic companies as equity analyst, adviser and portfolio manager with several leading Nordic investment banks and investors.

Work experience

  • Adviser, Crux, Oslo 2019-

  • Investment analyst, Seatankers Management Norway, Oslo, 2016-2018

  • Portfolio Manager, Ferd, Oslo, 2014-2016

  • Adviser, Crux, Oslo, 2005-2014

  • Portfolio Manager, Carnegie Asset Management, Oslo, 2004-2005

  • Equity analyst, Carnegie, Oslo, 1996-2004

  • Equity analyst, Nordea, Oslo, 1995-1996

  • Equity analyst, Nordea (Unibank), Copenhagen, 1993-1995

  • Financial journalist, TDN Finans, Oslo, 1991-1993


  • Digital Transformation- Platform Strategies, Emeritus/MIT Sloan (ongoing)

  • Certified Portfolio Manager, A Master course at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and the Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts (NFF), Oslo, 2012

  • MSc in Economics and Business Administration (Siviløkonom), Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Bergen, 1990