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Steen Jakobsen

Chief Economist

Saxo Bank


Steen Jakobsen has more than 20 years of experience within the fields of proprietary trading and alternative investment, as chief investment officer for Limus Capital Partners and chief economist at Saxo Bank for 12 years. He started his career at Citibank N.A. Copenhagen and moved to Hafnia Merchant Bank as director, head of Sales and Options. In 1992, Mr. Jakobsen joined Chase Manhattan in London as vice president, head of Scandinavian Sales, and then the Chase Manhattan Proprietary Trading Group. In 1995, he worked as a proprietary trader and head of Flow Desk at Swiss Bank Corp., London, before joining Christiania (now Nordea) as global head of trading, FX and Options in 1997. Mr. Jakobsen was the executive director in the Global Proprietary Trading Group of UBS New York in 1999.