Torben Möger Pedersen (b. 1955) is CEO of PensionDanmark. PensionDanmark is a labour market pension fund established in 1993. It offers defined contribution pension, insurance and health care products on the basis of collective agreements covering more than 667,000 individuals employed in more than 24,700 companies within the private and public sector. Total assets are 170 bn DKK and growing rapidly.
PensionDanmark has made a number of direct investments in off-shore and on-shore wind farms, biomass power plants and gas and power transmission facilities as well as investments in solar parks, energy storage facilities and other infrastructure assets through funds. Assets under management were at USD 25 bn as of 2014.
Mr. Möger Pedersen holds a number of board and investment committee memberships including Paradigm Change Capital Partners, Copenhagen Infrastructure Fund I & II and the newly established Danish Climate Investment Fund, which mobilize private climate investments in emerging markets via an innovative private-public-partnership structure.
Furthermore he was in February 2014 appointed as a member of the Private Sector Advisory Group of UN’s Green Climate Fund and is also a newly appointed member of the World Economic Forum network Global Agenda Council on Climate Change. Previously he has been a member of the Danish Government’s Climate and Energy Growth Team and was named “Environmental Finance Personality of 2013″ by Environmental Finance.
Torben Möger Pedersen holds a M.Sc. Economics from University of Copenhagen (1984) and has attended executive education at Insead Fontainebleau, Insead Singapore, Babson College and Wharton Business School.