W​hether you need a quote on financial markets or insight into Saxo Bank’s business areas, the Bank’s expert and executive spokespeople are always available for comments to the media. Journalists are invited to addre​​ss their enquiries to Saxo Bank’s global press contacts​.

Executive spokespeople

Saxo Bank's executive spokespeople represent key areas of the Bank's business and are available for comments to the media.


Steen Blaafalk

Group Chief Financial & Risk Officer

As Global Head of Finance and Risk Operations, Steen Blaafalk is responsible for all legal and compliance, finance, risk management, and client and business intelligence within Saxo Bank.

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Søren Kyhl

Chief Operating Officer

Søren Kyhl is Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the Management Board with responsibility for daily operations and execution including overseeing the bank’s digital experience, marketing, data science and Saxo Privatbank.

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Matteo Cassina

Global Head of Sales, Products and Platforms

Matteo Cassina is head of all lines of business at Saxo Bank. 

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Claus Nielsen

Head of Markets

Claus Nielsen is Head of Markets at Saxo Bank, overseeing all Foreign Exchange, CFD and Listed Products trading operations in Copenhagen and Singapore.

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Expert spokespeople

Saxo Bank's expert spokespeople are leading professionals in the industry, and are available for comments on global macroeconomics, currencies, equities and commodities.


Steen Jakobsen

Chief Economist & Chief Investment Officer

Steen Jakobsen has more than 25 years of experience within the fields of proprietary trading and alternative investment.

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John J Hardy

Head of FX Strategy

One of the industry's leading FX analysts, John J Hardy is Head of FX Strategy for Saxo Bank.

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Ole S Hansen

Head of Commodity Strategy

Ole S Hansen is Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank. He is a specialist in all traded futures, with particular emphasis on commodities.

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Peter Garnry

Head of Equity Strategy

Peter Garnry is Head of Equity Strategy at Saxo Bank. In his work, Peter uses a balance of approaches to thoroughly analyse today's complex equity markets.

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Teis Knuthsen

Chief Investment Officer

Teis Knuthsen serves as Chief Investment Officer at Saxo Privatbank, Saxo Bank's private and retail banking division.

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