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Christian Clausen

Member, born 1955

CV, 31 December 2020

Clausen was appointed member of the Board of Directors of Sampo plc on 21 April 2016.

CV, 31 December 2020

Current Position


  • Chairman for the Nordics 2017-



  • Executive Management Programme 1987

University of Copenhagen

  • Master of Science (Econ.) 1978


Nordea Bank AB (publ) 

  • Senior Advisor 2015-2016
  • President and Group CEO 2007-2015
  • Head of Nordea Asset Management & Life 2000-2007

Unibank (Nordea Bank AB)

  • Member of the Executive Board 1998-2000
  • Managing Director and Chief Executive of Unibank Markets 1996-1998

Unibørs Securities

  • Managing Director and Chief Executive 1990-1996


  • Managing Director 1988-1990

Positions of Trust

BlackRock Group Ltd

  • Board Member 2017-

BW Group

  • Board Member 2016-

International Monetary Conference Board of Directors (IMC)

  • Board Member 2014-2016

Swedish Banking Association

  • Board Member 2013–2015
  • Chairman 2010–2013

European Banking Federation

  • Chairman and Director 2011-2015

Sampo plc

  • Board Member 2016-

Mr. Clausen has been determined by Sampo's Board of Directors to be independent of the company and of major shareholders under the rules on Finnish Corporate Governance Code.