Niklas Ekvall
CEO, AP4   

Niklas Ekvall is CEO at AP4 (Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund). AP4 is a long-term investor with a strong focus on sustainability, especially within climate change and corporate governance. AP4 was ranked first in the AODP global ranking of pensions funds’ approach to climate change in 2018. He has previously held positions including, head of private banking at Nordea and head of asset management at Nordea, Carnegie and AP3 respectively. Ekvall was group treasurer of Nordea, the largest bank in the Nordics. He has served on several boards and is currently on the board of Vasakronan, the largest real estate company in Sweden and on the investment committee of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. He was Professor (adjunct) and Associate Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics. Ekvall has a PhD degree in financial economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.  
Niklas Ekvall