Diverse set of skills
Our team have a diverse background of experiences across strategic asset allocation, risk management, portfolio construction and strategy implementation. Our combined skillset helps fund managers in their dialogue with investors and supports them to develop and execute a successful fundraising strategy.
Christian Andersson, Managing Partner
Christian formed Worthwhile Capital Partners in 2018 after leaving the Australian asset management company Fidante Partners with USD 39bn of asset under management. At Fidante Partners, he was responsible for the firm’s business development in the Nordic region and raised capital in water infrastructure and renewable infrastructure.
Prior to this, Christian was the Managing Director for the Nordic Pension & Insurance Solutions Group at Goldman Sachs and at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London, where he lived for 17 years. His team managed the banks’ advisory to state pension fund, occupational pension funds and life insurers in the Nordic region and provided advice to senior decision makers on strategic asset allocation, asset and liability modelling and regulatory (Solvency II) portfolio optimization. He also has a background with SEB and the Riksbank in Stockholm, where he began his career in 1990.
Kerim Kaskal, Partner
Kerim joined Worthwhile Capital Partners from AP3 – the Third National Pension Fund in Sweden – where he was the CIO and Head of Alternatives for a period of 5 years. In this role, he was responsible for the USD 35 bn fund’s strategic asset allocation and risk exposure acting under a direct mandate of the CEO and Board. Kerim has a long experience in portfolio construction and communicating large portfolio shifts to senior decision makers and he is a strong advocate for sustainable investing.
Prior to joining AP3, Kerim was a co-founder of Ambrosia Asset Management and Nektar Asset Management, a macro fixed income hedge fund at Brummer & Partners, where he developed a skillset as a macro and relative value trader spanning across business cycles. Before that, Kerim was a fixed income and derivatives trader at Stora, SEB and JP Bank, where he started in 1986.