APG Asset Management
Chief Investment Officer
Peter Branner (1964, Danish) is Chief Investment Officer of APG Asset Management (APG). In this role he is responsible for the overall investment operations and optimization of long term and responsible returns in line with the APG strategy. APG is the largest pension delivery organization in the Netherlands and manages €500 billion in pension assets. APG ensures that over 4.5 million people can be confident that their accrued pension rights are being invested, administered, and paid out correctly. Mr. Branner has more than 30 years of investment experience. Before joining APG Asset Management, he was CEO/CIO of SEB Investment Management in Sweden. He was responsible for the overall investment process at the firm and its broad range of institutional mandates and mutual funds covering all major asset classes and more than €100 billion in AUM. He was a member of the investment committees for Private Equity as well as Micro Finance activities. Previously, Mr. Branner was Chief Investment Officer of Fortis Investments’ Multi Management Division based in London. Before this, he served as Managing Director of IKANO Fund Management in Luxembourg and held other investment positions within the IKANO Group. Branner was also the Investment Director at a major bank in Denmark, where he started his career in 1987. Mr. Branner graduated from Copenhagen Business School with a BSc in economics, a MSc in economics and a graduate diploma in business administration. From 2008 to 2018 Peter served on the board of first SIFA - the Swedish Investment Fund Association, and later EFAMA - the European Fund & Asset Management Association. He currently has a seat on the advisory board of the Brandes Institute in San Diego since 2003.