Appointed Deputy Governor and Second Deputy Chair of the Executive Board on 18 January 2016 for a term of six years.
Matsen has a particular responsibility for following up matters before the Executive Board related to Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM).
Chair of the Ownership Committee and the Risk and Investment Committee of the Executive Board.
Work experience includes posts as Professor and Head of the Department of Economics at NTNU. Former experience includes Fullbright Scholar at Harvard University and economist in Norges Bank Research. Main fields of research: Macroeconomics, finance and behavioural economics.
Professor Matsen holds a PhD in economics (Dr. oecon.) from the Norwegian School of Economics.