Bjorn Pettersen

Risk Management Expert

About Bjorn Pettersen

Bjorn Pettersen is a risk management expert with more than 20 years of experience in financial services. Throughout his extensive career, he has worked for various banks and Wall Street firms. He currently serves as senior executive and managing director at Accenture, where he consults on risk and compliance. His previous experience includes a role as partner in the Risk and Compliance Service Area of IBM’s Global Business Services unit. In this role, Bjorn Pettersen conducted risk management and risk analysis. Furthermore, he has held executive level positions with First National Bank of Chicago, Global Risk Management Consultants, Inc., and Charles River Associates (CRA).

Prior to his professional life in financial services, Bjorn Pettersen established an elaborate academic background. He earned an MBA in finance from the American Graduate School of International Management in Glendale, Arizona, as well as a master of management from the Norwegian School of Management in Oslo, Norway. Pettersen regularly lectures on risk management at Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and he previously served as an adjunct professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business.

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