Carine Smith Ihenacho

Carine Smith Ihenacho is Global Head Ownership Strategies at Norges Bank Investment Management, the manager of the Norway’s sovereign wealth fund. Carine is responsible for leading and developing the fund's responsible investment strategy and activities. She comes from a position as the Global Chief Compliance Officer at Statoil, where she was responsible for Statoil’s business ethics and compliance programmes.  Carine has more than 25 years’ experience as a lawyer, both in the financial and oil and gas industry and in law-firms. She has in addition served as a non-executive director on several boards. 

Carine holds a law degree from the University of Oslo, a Masters of Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration and a Masters of Law from Harvard Law School.