Jens Ulltveit-Moe

Jens Ulltveit-Moe is the Umoe group’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He has a Master’s degree in Business and Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Colombia University.

After completing his education, he worked for McKinsey in New York and London before becoming managing director of Asterix Shipping. In 1984, he established the company that is now called Umoe AS, which is one of the biggest privately owned companies in Norway.

He has since been an active, long-term owner and developer of a number of companies. He plays an active role in Norwegian society and is a former president of both the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association and the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO).

Hans Aasnæs


Hans Aasnæs is Senior Vice President at Umoe Group and also holds board positions in a number of the group’s subsidiaries. He was CEO at Storebrand Asset Management from 2005 until 2013; and from 1994 held various positions with the Storebrand investment team.

He serves as a board member at Statskog, Investinor and Gjensidige Investeringsrådgivning.
He holds a CFA (certified financial analyst) and higher degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business administration (NHH). He has a senior agricultural education, with a HaCand Agric from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Norges Landsbrukshøyskole).