“It’s a role that unites a passion for growth markets with a commitment to providing top returns to investors while making a tangible difference to the communities Actis invests in.”
As Senior Partner Torbjorn appoints and chairs the Executive Committee, he takes responsibility for the firm, its funds and the overall performance.
Actis is a leading investor in the growth markets of Africa, Asia and Latin America. We deliver consistent, competitive returns, responsibly, through insights gained from trusted relationships and local knowledge, deep sector expertise and an unparalleled heritage, set within a culture of active ownership. We have raised over US$14 billion since inception across four asset classes: Private Equity, Energy, Real Estate, and Infrastructure. Actis has c.120 investment professionals, operating across 16 offices globally. The responsible investing ethos of Actis (values- drive-value) is at the heart of Actis’ belief that capital invested in growth markets can be transformational and can lead to sustainable value creation and risk mitigation.
Prior to becoming Senior Partner, Torbjorn served as co-head of Actis’ energy business executing the strategy across Actis Energy Fund 2 and Actis Energy Fund 3. As senior partner Torbjorn was also closely involved in raising the US$2.75 billion Actis Energy Fund 4 that he chairs. Torbjorn joined Actis’ predecessor organization, CDC, as a founding partner and later the CEO of Globeleq, the sole platform company of Actis Energy Fund 1. Before joining CDC/Actis in 2002, Torbjorn was an entrepreneur and CEO, having previously held positions at ABB for over twelve years in power plant services, sales, development, finance and equity investments.
Torbjorn holds an MSc degree in mechanical engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, and an MBA from IMD in Switzerland.