Carsten Stendevad

Board of Directors

Member of the Board since March 2020.

Carsten Stendevad was born in 1973 and is a Danish national based in Washington D.C, the United States. He received a BSc and MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen and a Master in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Over the past 20 years, Carsten Stendevad has held leadership positions at various global financial institutions. Carsten started his career in the Central Bank of Denmark; worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in New York and Copenhagen; spent a decade with Citigroup in New York and Mumbai rising to become a Managing Director and Global Head of Citi’s global corporate finance advisory group. In 2013, Carsten was appointed CEO of ATP, Denmark’s largest pension and social security provider.

Currently, Carsten is a Senior Executive at Bridgewater, where he is responsible for a number of strategic priorities including the firm’s business in China and the firm’s sustainable investing practice.  He also advises some of the largest investors in the world including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, and endowments.

In addition to the Novo Holdings A/S Board, Carsten Stendevad serves as a Board Advisor to the Investment Strategies Committee of GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund and as a Board member for Denmark’s Recapitalization Fund.