It's the people working at SEB that makes us great.
Our colleagues are an amazingly varied mix of people with differing ideas, skills and experiences. While you will only find a small selection here, we promise everyone here at SEB is doing something worth talking about.
Meet employees in Finance & Advisory
Showing initiative and being curious can open doors to career adventures
Aleksander Christensen works as Head of Commodity Sales, overseeing the sale of commodity products across various markets such as the Nordics, the Baltics, Germany and the UK.
Inside SEB’s winning mentality
Jonas Virtanen, Spot Trader, entered the finance industry in an unconventional way and believes that building strong relationships with a shared winning mentality is how to become a leader in the field.
If I couldn’t be myself, I wouldn’t be working here
In August of last year, the Proud@SEB group was formed to further promote inclusion and diversity within SEB, with a particular focus on LGBTQIA+ issues.
I’m learning new things everyday
Nathalie Gerson, Client Associate Netherlands, talks about how important curiosity is in building both client and internal relationships.
Innovation as a part of our DNA
Sustainability Officer, Audrius Rutkauskas, discusses how SEB’s encouragement of continuous learning and innovation allows us to meet the business demands brought about by rapid change in the financial industry and in the sustainability landscape.
A long-term sustainability partner
Anette Andersson, Sr. Sustainability Investment Specialist, talks about how SEB works to be better tomorrow than we are today, taking a long-term approach to driving the right kind of sustainable change with our clients.
Banks are at the core of society
Camilla Laitinen, Client Executive in Professional Family Office, discusses how SEB positively impacts society by providing capital to clients as they transition to move sustainable business models.
Putting long-term partnership over short-term benefits
Yulia Kozlova, Advisory Manager Financial Strategy, shares how long-term thinking gives SEB an edge in building both client relationships and a culture that keeps colleagues happy and committed to the company.
A leading example for others
Piotr Urbanski has always been driven by sustainability issues, and explains why SEB’s initiatives within this area are so inspiring - how it helps build meaningful relationships and a healthy workplace, while also creating positive change for society.
Don't be afraid to take on a challenge
Frida Sjoner, Head of Financial Strategy in Norway, talks about how the culture of long-term thinking and trust enables her to stay curious, be creative, and take on exciting challenges.
Curiosity and constant growth are my drivers
Kevin Neudel, Analyst in Foreign Exchange Sales, shares his thoughts on how he drives his professional growth by constantly questioning things and analysing data while also proactively building a strong network.
Staying curious is the key to development
Torun Gadderud, Executive Client Relationship Manager, discusses how she has grown long-term at SEB, despite having a background from a completely different industry before joining.
Sustainability is on top of the agenda
Astrid Yde-Jensen, Associate in Sustainable Banking, talks about the important role that SEB plays in advising and supporting clients on their sustainable transition journeys. In a rapidly evolving landscape, she finds motivation in staying curious and building her knowledge.
Building strong client relationships
Jonas Söderberg, Head of Corporate & Private Customers Division, talks about relationships and how those are forged in banking.
Video: A conduit for sustainable investments
James Prasad, Head of Foreign Exchange Business Development and Transformation, discusses the role of a bank in driving sustainable transformation.
Video: Sofia Andersson, Private Advisor
In her role as a Private Advisor, Sofia Andersson helps customers on their financial journey. Staying curious, being business driven and understanding a person's long-term goals is just a small part of her everyday job.
Only we set limits, whether we are a large or small office
What does it look like in our local offices today? Caroline Alwén, Office Manager for SEB in Ystad, and Forest and Agriculture Manager for Region Syd, explains.
Take the step when the opportunity comes
"I have to dare to do this," said Kemal Karahasanovic before applying for a Client Associate position at SEB's UK office in London. He shares his career journey and gives tips and thoughts to those who want to make a career at SEB.
I want to contribute with guidance in a complex financial everyday life.
Sustainable savings and a gender-equal private economy are important to highlight, says Américo Fernández, SEB's household economist.
I like the fact that development within sustainable finance is moving fast
At SEB, Anne Kristin Kästner can combine her sustainability knowledge with her interest in finance. In her role as Sustainable Finance Specialist, she advises financial investors about sustainable investments and works with sustainable financing solutions for significant Nordics
Aram Özkeskin talks about why he decided to pursue a career with SEB in finance
Aram Özkeskin works as a Quantitative Analyst as part of SEB’s Equity Derivative and Investment Products team.
When lots is happening around me, then I find peace
A fast pace, problem-solving and making a difference for people are three things that our customer service manager Axel Andrup is passionate about.
"Long relationship, yet with constant change"
After more than 30 years at SEB, Cathrin Uebel can affirm that her relationship with the bank is one of the longest in her life.
SEB has a strong culture of willingness to help
By listening to the needs of the clients and focusing on the right product deliveries, innovations and improvements, Carolina Trujillo and her team make SEB a top international player in electronic Foreign Exchange.
Look around and get to know more parts of the organisation
Look around and get to know more parts of the organisation. Cecilia Martin would have liked to have given herself this advice when she was new to SEB.
The most rewarding aspect is following the companies on their journey
We play a key role in helping a company to grow, to finance investments, support them to reach out to new markets and achieve more effective business models. That’s what is the most rewarding aspect of this job, says Christina Larsén.
SEB is a pioneer in sustainable financing
SEB enjoys a top ranking among all Swedish banks in the “Business” category among young professionals. Fredrik von Platen, who works with Sustainable Finance, explains what attracted him to SEB.
Providing international opportunities and educational experiences for all
Greta Walander started her career at SEB in Finland as a KYC-Specialist and Junior Account Manager and is currently participating in the SEB International Trainee Programme at SEB in Sweden.
It was a big change, but I have never regretted my decision
Justas Jonikas shares his career journey, how he eventually landed the job as Head of Transaction Services at SEB in New York and his best tips for pursuing an international career.
It’s such a pleasure being along on this journey
Kristin Nordin is COO of the bank’s new Private Wealth Management & Family Office (PWM&FO) division. She has been with SEB since 2000.
Navigating the waters of international sanctions
Madara is certain that anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance are areas in which she wants to build her professional career. “It is a fascinating area, which is evolving fast.
Trust and differences strengthen shared leadership
One is driven by willingness to change, the other by curiosity and the desire to make the complicated simple. One makes quick decisions, the other wants to be completely sure of the facts.
Find out what doors there are to knock on
Had Nabil Gharib not chosen a career in finance, he likely would have become a chef. “I love cooking, but at the same time I have always dreamed of working in finance. I’ve now been with SEB for 20 years,” he says.
Gunnhild Åstasund Christiansen, Chief Product Owner of SEB Kort
The key perks of being in a bigger company is that you always have someone to lean on and ask for help.
Maria Signell, Product Manager for Data Governance
What is it like to work with emerging technologies in a fast-paced business environment?
Mikael Olander, Risk Manager
We need to take our knowledge and distribute that in the organization so that every employee has the risk mindset when they do their daily job, says Mikael Olander.
Szymon Osuch, Quantitative Analyst
Connecting people to data, and data to people, all in order to let the computers do the boring stuff, so we can focus on the good stuff.
At SEB, I work to increase financial equality for our customers
After several years of research into social sustainability, Emma Heikensten wanted to move into the dissemination of research, in order to highlight the problems of financial inequality.
Microfinance, a way towards financial equality in emerging countries.
The drive to help people in emerging and developing economies and speed up social and economic progress.
I see a great need for more women to get involved in the financial economy
As Deputy CEO of SEB’s fund management company and with many years of experience in the financial industry, Elisabet Jamal Bergström sees a great need for even more women to get involved in the financial economy.
“SEB wants to be a leading catalyst in the sustainability transition”
Per Bartel-Georgzén’s interest in sustainability was stirred at an early age when he accompanied his dad to various developing countries. Today Per is Head of sustainability Private wealth management & family office and product owner external ESG data”.
Everyone can make a difference by choosing a fund with a sustainable profile
More and more people understand how their savings in mutual funds can influence the world in a positive direction, says Anette Andersson.
"SEB creates potential to grow sustainable and climate-natural companies"
SEB’s unique network provides significant opportunities to really make a difference to the growth of sustainable and climate-neutral companies.
Fast pace, welcoming culture, and a variety of tasks makes for a great internship
Elsa Ridner, analyst in Corporate Finance, reflects on her experiences as an Investment Banking intern.
With commitment and willingness to learn, you will go far
Andrea Matsson, analyst in Corporate Loan Origination, tells us why she pursued an internship and about her experiences.
The friendly feeling of a local bank paired with the reach and impact of a global bank
Emil works in the Debt Capital Markets team in Helsinki, Finland. We spoke to him about his role within SEB.
I want to keep developing the ecosystem for entrepreneurs
Özge Özen Zink takes over the responsibility for SEBs entrepreneurial collaborations
The importance of building long-term relationships with customers!
After working in another bank for eleven years, Johannes Nordström decided to take on the role of Corporate Advisor at SEB’s office in Kungsholmen.
I always want to develop and move forward
Emelie Leek joined SEB just over a year ago and for two months now has worked as a Private Advisor at our office in Kungsholmen.
Working as an actuary offers many opportunities to develop
Eleonora Andras began her career within SEB in 1997, after studying mathematics and mathematical statistics at Lunds University.