Team

All partners and associates have throughout their respective careers worked in an international, multicultural and multilingual environment. Between us, we master 7 European languages.

Bjørn BARBESGAARD
Partner

Mobile: +352 621 279 920
Email: bb@origo.lu

Bjørn has an extensive background from a long career in the financial industry in several countries. His experience is broad and covers universal banking, investment banking, life & pension and investment funds.

He has held executive positions with Chase Manhattan, Bank of America, Banque Internationale à Luxembourg and Nordea, and has served several boards as director and chairman.  Prior to joining Origo Advisory Services, he operated a business as authorised economic advisor and independent director.

Bjørn principally has focus on comprehensive financial planning services for individuals and families as well as servicing investment funds with advice and directorships.

Frank D. JENSEN
Associate

Mobile: +352 621 298 774
Email: fdj@origo.lu

Frank began his career in the financial markets in 1984 and quickly advanced to a position as a strategist in the proprietary trading, followed by a position as a Relationship Manager for institutional clients.

In December 1991 he relocated to Luxembourg where he joined the Treasury Department of a large Nordic financial institution. He was appointed Chief Strategist and specialised in developing investment strategies and asset allocation for high net worth clients as well as for the Treasury Department.

Frank holds a BA in Engineering from Denmark‚ Technical University and his mathematical background focuses on risk versus return as well as continued development of various market models.

 

Kim Asger OLSEN
Associate

Mobile: +352 621 151 651
Email: kao@origo.lu

Having worked for some years in academia, Kim joined Danish bank Privatbanken (Now Nordea Bank) in 1987, first as an economist and later as a market strategist.

He transferred to Luxembourg in 1990, where he specialised in developing products and strategies for high net worth clients. Among other things he worked with the development of systematic volatility-based investment strategies.

From 1992 he headed the Fund Management unit while also managing two investment funds investing in global bonds. In 2004 he took the position of Managing Director in Nordea Investment Funds S.A. He built up a unit managing equities globally based on a value concept. He also drove the launch of a hedge fund structure.

In 2007 he joined Danish asset management firm BankInvest and founded a fund distribution company marketing investment funds across Europe. He studied economics in Denmark, Italy, and France. He is esteemed as a speaker and has given literally 100s of seminars and presentations worldwide. He brings experience in international economics and in company management to Origo Advisory Services.

Jan Stig RASMUSSEN
Partner

Mobile: +352 621 541 642
Email: jsr@origo.lu

Jan Stig is an experienced executive within the financial sector with recognised competence in the pan-European banking and asset management industry. He is an ILA Certified Director and has successfully completed the requirements to be awarded the Certificate in Corporate Governance by INSEAD (IDP-C). Jan Stig holds numerous non-executive directorships in financial companies.

He embarked on his career in the financial industry in Denmark in 1980, but has worked and lived in Luxembourg since 1987. During a decade, Jan Stig was CEO of Sparinvest S.A. and member of Sparinvest’s Group Executive Committee (2005-2013) as well as Managing Director of Nordea Investment Funds S.A. (2000-2005). In both cases he was responsible for developing the Group’s international business model.

Before that, Jan Stig was Executive Director at Nordea Bank S.A.’s Private Banking Department (1992-1999), Associate Director and Head of the Bank’s International Bank Services Department (1989-1992) as well as Senior Manager and Deputy Head of the Credit Department (1987-1989).

Marianne Breusch RASMUSSEN Office Manager

 

Marianne Breusch RASMUSSEN
General Manager

Mobile: +352 621 249 036
Email: mbr@origo.lu

Marianne embarked on her career in the financial industry in Denmark in 1981 at Nordea Bank (previously Privatbanken) where she held many different positions within the Danish branch network.

Marianne has lived in Luxembourg since 1987 and has previously worked as support to Nordea Bank S.A.’s Portfolio Management Department, Private Banking Department as well as working within various controlling functions of the Bank.

 

Jörgen JESSEN
Associate

Mobile: +352 691 171 559
Email: jj@origo.lu

Jörgen has more than 35 years of experience working within the financial sector in Denmark & Germany, and has been working in Luxembourg since 1993 in organisations like UBS & Deutsche Bank among others as executive- and managing director.

He holds an Executive MBA from IMD in Lausanne, has been awarded the IDP-C Certificate in corporate governance by INSEAD and is a ILA certified Director.

Jörgen has built a personal international network through extensive travelling within Europe, Middle East and Brazil, with recognized responsibilities in Real Estate, Debt Financing, Asset-, Portfolio- & Wealth Management.