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Inflection Point Capital Management
CEO and Founder
It has been my privilege to work with Valborg directly for nearly three years now. Her combination of intellect, wisdom, and passion for sustainability is rare in my experience, and continues to add huge value to our work here at Inflection Point.
The Blended Capital Group
Founder and Partner
Valborg is an inspiration who has the ‘gold dust’ ability to get things done in the sustainable finance and responsible investment field. Her record as a driving force on RI as a former official with the Norwegian Ministry of Finance continues today at Borg Consulting. It’s been a privilege and pleasure to work with Valborg these past ten years.
Valborg has been tireless in her support, sage advice and expertise for Mwezi’s work in Kenya. Her rare combination of skill and expertise in the sustainable finance and responsible investment field has been invaluable.
Asset Management Department in the Norwegian Ministry of Finance
Valborg has made outstanding contributions to the work of the Asset Management Department. She is very conscientious and thorough in all of her work, and has a great ability to see issues in a wider context. She also displays overall good, sound judgement and a practical approach to the issues at hand. She is very highly respected by her peers.
Founder and Director
Borg Consulting(February 2014 - Present)
Valborg runs a sustainable investing consultancy as the sole operator.
She is currently:
Her current work is largely dedicated to developing and leveraging an extensive network amongst institutional investors in Europe and among SWFs globally, in addition to investor-relevant organisations. She frequently takes part in investor discussions and seminars relating to sustainable investing and has helped plan and execute several invitation-only investor forums in Oslo, Stockholm and London. She guest lectures at Cass Business School, addressing the theme of Sustainable Finance.
Hermes Equity Ownerhsip Services, London(April 2010 - July 2010)
Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) helps institutional investors to meet their fiduciary duties by becoming active owners of public and private companies. Hermes EOS monitors clients’ investments in companies and intervenes where necessary with the aim of improving long-term corporate performance.
While on secondment to Hermes EOS I took part in:
Special Adviser (at the level of Deputy Director General)
Norwegian Ministry of Finance(November 2005 - December 2013)
The Ministry of Finance acts as principal for the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). The Ministry holds the formal responsibility for the fund management and establishes general guidelines, including benchmarks and risk limits, as well as monitoring performance. Responsible investment practices are an integral part of the guidelines for the Fund.
I coordinated the Department’s responsible investment activities through:
University of Oslo
Law Degree(1992 - 1997)
University of Oslo
Preparatory Courses: Philosophy, Linguistics and Phonetics(1991 - 1991)
University of Oslo
Graduation Course: Spanish Language and Literature(1991 - 1992)
About Valborg Lie
Valborg is a Norwegian lawyer living in the UK with a decade of experience in development and implementation of responsible investment policies and activities. From 2005 to 2013, she headed up the work to develop a responsible investment strategy at principal level for the Norwegian SWF. Valborg has solid knowledge of the regulatory environment defining good stewardship and fiduciary duty for financial institutions. She is passionate about stakeholder engagement and has strong abilities to develop relationships in both government and commercial domains, driven by an engaging personality; strong core values; extensive international experience and language skills.
Skills & Expertise
UK & Europe