Jens Jakob Nordvig began his finance career at Goldman Sachs in London in 2001. He eventually went on to lead the global currency strategy group before joining the hedge fund Bridgewater Associates. From 2009-2015, Nordvig headed currency strategy and fixed income research for Nomura Securities, and in 2016 he founded Exante Data and Exante Advisors. Exante Data provides analytical tools and smart data solutions to institutional investors globally. Exante Advisors provides discretionary macro strategy to CIOs of a select number of high profile macro-focussed investment managers. He serves as CEO of both companies. Key points from Jens Nordvig’s bio:

In 2012, he received international recognition as a finalist in the Wolfson Economics Prize for his lead authorship of “Rethinking the European monetary union,” an essay on the future of the Eurozone.

Nordvig’s work has been published in the Financial Times and on the widely read VOX economics blog. He is regularly quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Businessweek, and the Economist and is a regular contributor to CNBC, Bloomberg TV, and other international news channels. Nordvig is also a regular speaker at international investment conferences.

He studied Economics at the University of Aarhus. At the age of 28, Nordvig co-authored a book called “Matematik og økonomi” (Mathematics and Economics).

Nordvig grew up in Denmark in a town with the nick-name City of Smiles. He enjoys yoga and is a surprisingly good golfer. He currently resides in New York City’s upper west side with his wife, who is studying to be a neurologist.

Further details is available on Jens Nordvig’s Wikipedia page.

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