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Nicolai Tangen

Biography

Nicolai Tangen is the Founder and CEO of AKO Capital, an $11 billion London-based investment company that manages capital for many of the world’s leading endowments and charitable foundations.

He also runs the AKO Foundation which he set up in 2013 to fund initiatives within arts and education.

Nicolai earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Wharton School (where he now sits on the Board of Overseers) and a Master’s degree in Art History from the Courtauld Institute. He also has a degree in Russian from the Norwegian Armed Forces School of Intelligence and Security and has recently completed a Master’s degree in Social Psychology from the London School of Economics.