Course for Board Members

A half-day training session on the duties and responsibilities of Board members. This programme is organised in collaboration with Oslo Børs.

Virtual Classroom, 20 September 2023
Delivery from 8.30am to 12.00am CET

Overview and take-aways

Academy – Euronext Group in collaboration with Oslo Børs invite you to an accelerated refresher course, held over half a day, to contribute to both knowledge and awareness of the duties of the board and board members' responsibilities, tasks and possible pitfalls. Capital Market funding options, the current overarching financial markets regulatory framework as well as the board's role in listed companies are key topics on the event's agenda. Our ambition for this course is to help Board members be better prepared to meet their continuing responsibilities and to face potential, unforeseen challenging events.

Target Audience

This training programme is designed for:

  • Board members
  • The Company’s management
  • Others who work with the board of the company


Academy and Oslo Børs have engaged Euronext experts as well as local Norwegian key stakeholders to provide an in-depth and well-rounded view of the role and responsibilities of Board members in listed companies. 

Marianne Lind Sahl is a partner and head of the capital markets practice group in Schjødt. Her principal area of work is within capital markets, with focus on equity capital marked transactions, IPOs, public M&A and other transactions involving listed issuers. She frequently advises on many of the largest and most complex capital market transactions in the Nordics, involving international and Nordic investment banks, PE-funds and listed issues across all sectors. 

Bjarne Rogdaberg, partner at Schjødt, specialises in capital markets transactions and securities law, with a particular focus on the financial regulatory framework for domestic and international banks, investment firms, funds, payment institutions and other regulated entities. He has been involved in a substantial part of the most prominent establishments, takeovers and equity transactions in the Norwegian financial sector in recent years. 

Thomas Aanmoen, partner at Schjødt, focuses on capital markets, securities and company law, assisting clients in IPOs, equity capital markets work, private and public M&A, rights issues and secondary offerings, spin-offs and general corporate advisory. Thomas regularly advises issuers and underwriters in a Overview and take-aways Target Audience Faculty Course for Board Members 7 broad range of equity capital market transactions. He also advises companies and their boards in respect of capitalization, structural changes, liability, and provides compliance advice with respect to stock exchange and securities legislation. With 25 years of experience at Schjødt, he has vast experience in his fields of work. Thomas is a graduate of the faculty of law of the University of Oslo. 

Viggo Bang-Hansen, partner at Schjødt, specialises in capital markets transactions, securities law and M&A, with a particular focus on public and international transactions. He has extensive experience advising and representing local and international banks, issuers, sponsors and investors on equity and debt issuances, M&A, financial markets, financial regulatory, general corporate finance and corporate litigation. Prior to joining Schjødt in 2003, Viggo spent three years as a legal intern with the Norwegian Securities Dealers Association. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo, including exchange studies at London School of Economics (UK) and McGill University (Montreal, Canada). He is ranked as a leading and recommended individual in national and international rankings, including Chambers and Legal 500.

Christian Begby, CEO at Carnegie AS, has broad experience from capital markets transactions and M&A. Christian has more than 25 years’ experience from the Investment Banking industry in different management positions. He has been involved in a large number of IPOs, capital market transactions, and takeovers. 

Stefan Schander Slemdal is the Head of ECM and Co-Head of Investment Banking at Carnegie. He has extensive experience from Norwegian IPOs and other ECM transactions in the Norwegian markets over the last decade. He works across different sectors and has worked with Nordic and international clients, both private and listed corporates and financial sponsors. 

Kristian Ottosen is the Head of the Debt Capital Markets team at Carnegie in Oslo. He has extensive experience from both public and private debt transactions, including corporate bonds, direct lending transactions, convertible bonds and restructurings. He works across different sectors and has worked with Nordic and international clients, both private and listed corporates and financial sponsors. 

Geir Ankarstrand took up the position as Head of Risk, Compliance and Market Surveillance at Oslo Børs in October 2022 after serving at the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway in the Capital Market Supervision department. Prior to this he worked for several years at the Listing department and Market Surveillance team at Oslo Børs. In addition, he has experience from NBIM, Økokrim, PwC and served for 10 years as an army officer. Geir holds a Master's degree in finance, is an Authorised Financial Analyst and graduated from the military army academy in Norway.

Course structure and logistics

The half-day training session will be held three times this year. Here below you may find the future available training sessions: 

  • 8 November 2023, from 8.30am to 12.00am CET      (online, in English) 


The online sessions will be held on the Teams platform.

For multiple registrations from the same company listed on Oslo Børs, please click here.

For multiple registrations from the same company not listed on Oslo Børs, please click here.