Aksel Mjøs is an associate professor at NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Finance, where he also received his Dr.Oecon. (PhD) in financial economics in 2007. Mjøs was previously CEO of DnB Asset Management and Vice President in Morgan Stanley Investment Banking, London. He is currently Chairman of the Board of the Kavli Trust, a charity-owned multinational food group. His research focuses on corporate debt and financial institutions, using Norwegian registry data. He is also involved in the AFA programs offered by NHH in cooperation with the Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts.