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Kristian Bennetsen – Partner

Kristian Bennetsen - Partner

Kristian is a co-founder of JBI Equity and Managing Partner of the JBI Equity Group. He most recently held the position of Investment Manager at Emirates NBD Private Banking in Dubai, where he was involved in fund selection across most asset classes. Previously, he was an equity analyst at Bloomberg in London. While at Emirates NBD Private Banking, he engaged with over 100 fund management houses and has successfully evaluated hundreds of funds and investment proposals. 

Prior to his 14 years in fundamental equity analysis and investment management, Kristian had six years of operational agribusiness experience, and has managed large dairy, poultry and feed mill operations in Denmark and the U.S. Originally from Denmark, Kristian was brought up on a family farm, in the family for generations, which provided hands-on experience in dairy, arable and poultry farming, including pork. He developed an outstanding track record of enhancing production yields in all sectors listed above. Over the last four years, he has been actively developing the operational framework for JB Equity Limited, which combines his investment and agricultural expertise and experience. 

Kristian obtained an Advance Diploma in Economics & Financial Management, majoring in Farm Accounting, from Vejlby Agricultural College in Denmark. He completed his MBA in International Banking & Finance at the University of Birmingham in the U.K.