Lars H. Thunell
Executive Vice President & CEO, International Finance Corporation
Lars H. Thunell is the Executive Vice President and CEO of International Finance Corporation (IFC), which is looking to promote sustainable private sector development. He joined IFC in 2006 after a successful career in the financial services industry. Most recently, he was the CEO of SEB. In the 1990s, Mr Thunell served as the CEO of Trygg-Hansa.
As President and CEO of Securum, an asset management company established by the Swedish government, he played a key role in the government’s strategy for resolving the country’s banking crisis of the 1990s. He has also held numerous board positions with international companies and non-governmental organisations.
Mr Thunell graduated with a doctorate from the University of Stockholm and was a research fellow at the Harvard University Center for International Affairs.