Chief Governance Officer, Norges Bank Investment Management
Carine Smith Ihenacho is the Chief Governance and Compliance Officer in Norges Bank Investment Management, the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund. The fund has around USD 1. 5 trillion under management. She oversees the fund’s responsible investment activities, which includes how the fund follow-up its investments in more than 9,000 companies around the world. This also includes how the companies in the portfolio work with AI.
Carine has a long career as a lawyer, both in the financials and the oil and gas industry, as well as in law firms. She also has extensive board experience.
Ihenacho holds a law degree from the University of Oslo, a Master of Law from Harvard Law School and a Master of Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics.