Eric Pedersen, Head of Responsible Investment, Nordea, becomes Adjunct Professor


On 25 April, MSC officially welcomed Eric Pedersen as Adjunct Professor at his inauguration where Eric Pedersen gave a lecture titled “Beyond the Headlines: The Resilience and Evolution of Sustainable Finance”.


The lecture was followed by a panel debate on the same topic with Eric Pedersen, MSC Professor Andreas Rasche, Centre for Sustainability, Susanne Stormer, Partner, ESG & Sustainability Services Leader, PwC Danmark, and Frances Iris Lu, Vice President, Head of Corporate Sustainability & ESG, Danfoss. MSC Associate Professor Kristjan Jespersen facilitated the debate. Read more about the inaugural lecture on CBS’ website here and on Nordea’s website here.


Eric Pedersen has been Head of Responsible Investment at Nordea since 2020, following positions as Head of Business Strategy in Nordea Asset Management and Life Insurance, Branch manager in Singapore, and CEO of Nordea Invest. Eric Pedersen

Eric Pedersen Inauguration

has served on the Danish Committee on Corporate Governance, is the vice chair of DanSIF and a member of the ISSB Investors Advisory Group, as well as being a member of the Advisory Board of IMAP - the Boston University Impact Management and Allocation Program.


At MSC, Eric Pedersen will leverage his extensive insight and practical experience in sustainable finance to significantly enhance student understanding within CBS’s ESG Minor, HD Program, and visiting MBA programs. With his profound expertise and commitment, Eric is set to become an integral component of our educational offerings, enriching the curriculum and providing invaluable perspectives that bridge theoretical knowledge with real-world applications. His involvement is expected to inspire and motivate students to excel in their studies and pursue innovative solutions in the field of sustainable finance.


For further information, please contact Kristjan Jespersen,


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