Board of Directors

Jens Lauritzen - Chairman

Jens Lauritzen, the Chairman of Trusted Novus Bank, was first appointed to the Board in April 1991. With over forty years’ in banking, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience ranging from corporate finance to international private banking, together with a deep understanding of the local market. 

During his tenure as Director of Private Banking (International) of Jyske Bank A/S he has served on various executive committees with responsibilities for strategic direction and oversight.


Adrian Olivero - Deputy Chairman

Adrian Olivero joined the Board in July 2020 and was appointed to Deputy Chair, having been instrumental in the change of control process which saw the bank become an independent credit institution.

Prior to his appointment to the Board he served as Managing Director of Finsbury Trust & Corporate Services Limited and brings over thirty years’ experience in strategic planning, corporate governance, as well as responsibility for a wide range of private and institutional clients.


Peter Caetano - Non-Executive Director

Peter Caetano joined the Board as an independent non-executive director in July 2020. With a banking career that spans over thirty five years, twenty of these based in Geneva, Switzerland, he returned to Gibraltar in March 2014 to take up the role of CEO of Lombard Odier & Cie (Gibraltar) Limited, the Gibraltar subsidiary of the Swiss private banking group, prior to the acquisition of its client base by J. Safra Sarasin Group in July 2019.

With extensive experience in international private banking and investment management, he also serves on the Board of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) and as Managing Director and CEO of Logistable Limited, a Gibraltar licensed portfolio and investment manager.


Nguyễn Thị Thiên Hương - Non-Executive Director

Nguyễn Thị Thiên Hương was appointed to the Board in July 2020. She has worked in financial services for over twenty-five years, having held senior credit and risk management positions at the Vietnam Technological & Commercial Stock Bank, as well as the Vietnam Maritime Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MSB), where she currently serves as the Vice Chair to the MSB Board.


Christian Bjørløw - Chief Executive Officer

Christian Bjørløw moved to Gibraltar in 2002 to become Manager of Private Banking, a position he held until his appointment to the Board as Chief Executive Officer in June 2007. For over thirty years he has worked in financial services, the majority of which he has spent delivering private banking, wealth and asset management solutions for the local market.

Christian has retained the office of CEO after the change of ownership of Trusted Novus Bank, thereby ensuring continuity of executive leadership, stability and progression


Lars Aarup Jensen - Managing Director

Lars Aarup Jensen joined the Board in September 2009 as Managing Director and has over thirty years’ experience in financial services, leading business support functions and developing operational strategy.

Lars has retained the office of Managing Director after the change of ownership of Trusted Novus Bank, thereby ensuring continuity of executive leadership, stability and progression.