Torleif Ernstsen

Chief Financial Officer, Hurtigruten Group

Torleif Ernesten

Chief Financial Officer

Torleif started his career at Deloitte in 2001 and worked for six years until 2007 when he joined Carnegie Investment Banking. He worked there for 10 years before joining Hurtigruten Group in February 2017.

He is responsible for the Group’s financial reporting, funding, M&A and corporate strategy functions and has oversaw the company during tough times throughout the pandemic securing sufficient funding to maintain financial flexibility.

Torleif holds a MSc in Accounting and Auditing at BI Norwegian Business School as well as an MFE in Finance.

His favourite destination is from Rørvik to Tromsø on the Norwegian coastline.

He admits he is a ‘stereotypical Norwegian’ and loves the outdoor life. When he can, he spends his time with family and friends doing a wide range of outdoor activities including skiing in the winter, fishing and hiking in the spring and hunting during the summer and autumn time.

You can find Torleif on LinkedIn