Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs today announced the launch of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, an effort to help reinvigorate a continental bond that has anchored global order, provided peace and stability, and fueled economic expansion for seven decades.
Björn König is the founding shareholder and Chief Investment Officer of a privately held, Luxembourg-based investment firm originally established in 1997. On behalf of a family-controlled European foundation, he initiated and built a team-oriented investment organization as well as a strategic plan within relationship investing.
For twenty years, Mr. König has been independently active on external third party advisory boards and investment committees. From 1998 until 2012, Mr. König served as External Investment Committee member of a European private equity house (around €bln 4 AUM) with a focus on M&A in the Nordics as well as the Germanic speaking area.
He was a member of a Scandinavian Banks’ alternative investment committee for four years, supporting the build-up of its private equity business. He began his career within a privately held group controlled by the Peder Wallenberg family and Trusts with offices in Brussels, Amsterdam, and London.
Mr. König is devoting time and attention to charitable and civic causes, especially as a member of the board of The American Friends of Moderna Museet Inc.
Mr. König graduated from the University of Stockholm with a degree in Business & Economics with special focus on studies in small to midsize business management.Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017, 6:14pm