Gunn Wærsted is a businessperson who has been at the head of 10 different companies. Presently, she holds the position of Chairman for Petoro AS and Chairman of Telenor ASA.
She is also on the board of Nationwide Building Society, Saferoad Holding AS and Lukris Invest AS and Council Member at Det Norske Veritas Sweden AB.
In the past Ms. Wærsted held the position of Chairman of Kreftforeningen AS, Chief Executive Officer for SpareBank 1 Gruppen AS, Chief Executive Officer at Sparebank 1 Alliansen, Finance Manager at Andenæsgruppen As, Group Executive Vice President at DNB ASA Chief Executive Officer for DNB Livsforsikring ASA and Managing Director at DnB Investor AS (both are subsidiaries of DNB ASA), Chairman of Ferd Holding AS, Chief Executive Officer for Nordea Bank Norge ASA, Chief Executive Officer for Nordea Bank Norge ASA (Private Banking), Deputy Managing Director at Nevi Finans A, Member of Finansnaeringens Fellesorganisasjon, Executive Vice President & Head-Wealth Management at Nordea Bank AB and Chairman of BI Norwegian Business School.
Gunn Wærsted received an MBA from BI Norwegian Business School.