Jens Presthus


Senior Associate

Jens is a Senior Associate in Global Counsel’s global macro team. He has a background in international relations and political economy and spent nearly two years in the financial services sector prior to joining Global Counsel. Working as a consultant and project manager, he assisted private equity firms with industry mapping in their pre and post-acquisition due diligence processes.

At Global Counsel, Jens advises clients on macroeconomic and geopolitical developments, focusing on Europe and emerging market economies across all geographies. He provides strategic advice for corporates and investors with exposure to macro risks in different markets, and helps clients understand the impact of politics on economies and business environments. As a Norwegian native, Jens also covers political developments in the Scandinavian countries and is fluent in all three languages.

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