Mr. Petersen, an LLM graduate from Aarhus University in Denmark, serves on the boards of Midgard and its affiliate, Asgard Ltd. He has also been a Chairman or board member of numerous other public and private entities involved in real estate and finance, including C.W.Obel A/S, a private industrial and real estate investment company, Scandinavian Private Equity A/S, a Danish public company investing in international private equity funds and EQT Funds, the largest Northern European sponsor of private equity investment funds, and Sund & Baelt Holding A/S, the parent company responsible for the overall management of its wholly owned subsidiaries, A/S Storebælt, A/S Øresund and Femern Baelt.

In addition, Mr. Petersen has been Chairman of EAC and Finansiel Stabilitet A/S, the government-sponsored institution for bank restructuring in Denmark. He is the former Managing Director of Nykredit, Europe’s largest mortgage institution, as well as Unibank and Sparekassen, both prominent Danish lending institutions now a part of Nordea.