Jan Thorsgaard Nielsen
Member of the Board
Jan Thorsgaard Nielsen is Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of A.P. Møller Holding. He became a member of LEGO A/S Board of Directors in 2013.
Jan joined A.P. Møller Holding as CIO on August 1, 2018. Prior to this, Jan worked for Blackstone from 2005-2018, first as Managing Director of Blackstone Group UK (based in London) and later as Senior Managing Director of Blackstone Group Hong Kong. He also served as Chief Operating Officer for all of Blackstone’s businesses in Asia.
Before joining Blackstone, Jan worked as an investment banker for Morgan Stanley in London as well as Menlo Park, California.
In addition to the above, Jan also holds positions as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Danske Bank A/S, Member of the Board of APMH Invest A/S, Chairman of the Board of KK Wind Solutions A/S, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Faerch A/S, and Chairman at Nissens Cooling Solutions.
Jan holds an M.Sc. in Economics and Management from Aarhus University in Denmark. He is married and has two children. In 2018, Jan and his family returned to Denmark after 18 years abroad.