2017-02-20 Shepherd Energy AB recruits Analyst Patrik Foberg

Shepherd Energy strengthens its experienced research team by recruiting Patrik Foberg from Los Energy Trading (ex. Telge Kraft). Patrik has worked as a power analyst at Telge Krafthandel AB  and as a macro analyst at Erik Penser Bank. Patrik will be working to analyze and develop prognosis models for the Nordic power market, produce Shepherd Energy"s appreciated market analysis as well as support Shepherds Energy"s Portfolio Managers.

 We are delighted that Patrik has chosen to join our team and look forward to take part of Patrik"s knowledge which will enable us to develop and renew our analyzes, says Arne Österlind, Head of Research.

2015-03-11 Pernilla Tjärnström joins Shepherd Energys trading team

Shepherd Energy welcomes Pernilla Tjärnström to the trading team in Stockholm. Pernilla joins from Total Gas & Power Limited in London where she worked as a power trader since 2008. Prior to that Pernilla worked as portfolio manager at Vattenfall Power Management for six years.

The expansion of Shepherd"s trading team is a step in the company"s expansion strategy focusing on the Nordic and European energy markets and we are delighted that Pernilla has joined us, says CEO Christian S. Jansen.

2014-10-01 Shepherd Energy AB lanches Shepherd Power Portfolio

Shepherd Energy launch a new Nordic power portfolio named Shepherd Power Portfolio. The portfolio will be managed by Jukka Virtala.

 Jukka Virtala and Christian S Jansen joined Shepherd Energy AB earlier this year and they both have a past in the management team of Swiss based Plenum Power Fund .

 Shepherd Power Portfolio will be an addition to the existing Shepherd Energy Portfolio, which is a modelbased portfolio that also trades Nordic power.

 -Shepherd Power Portfolio will have a stronger focus on capturing the long term trends in the market says Jukka Virtala.



2014-09-10 New owners strengthen Shepherd Energy AB

Shepherd Energy AB get"s a new group of owners when Jukka Virtala (Swedish), Finn-Olav Berglie (Norwegian) and Christian S. Jansen (Norwegian) through their investment companies acquirers the majority of the shares in Shepherd Holding AB / Shepherd Energy AB.

 Jukka Virtala, with more than 25 years’ experience from power trading, will be Portfolio Manager of a new power portfolio supported by Shepherd Energy’s strong research and trading team. Christian S. Jansen will take the role as CEO of Shepherd Energy and Lina Petrell will take the position as COO of the company and continue to be responsible for the daily operation. Finn-Olav Berglie will continue as head of the board.

 Lina Petrell says that the current team is excited about the changes in ownership and management. She is convinced that the combination of Shepherd Energy’s experienced research and trading team, Jukka Virtala`s long experience from power trading, and Finn-Olav Berglie and Christian S. Jansen’s backgrounds from international hedge fund industry will strengthen Shepherd Energy"s reputation as a leader in Nordic power trading.


2014-02-28 Jukka Virtala joins Shepherd Energy AB

Jukka Virtala has joined Swedish based, Shepherd Energy AB as Portfolio Manager. Jukka Virtala is one of the most experienced traders in the Nordic power market with over 25 years of experience. He is a former Portfolio Manager at Markedskraft and has worked as Chief Trader at Vattenfall in Stockholm. In 2009, he moved to Zurich and worked at Plenum Power Surge Fund as Fund Manager. Virtala later reallocated to Stockholm as Fund Manager at Swedish based Coeli Power Fund.

- We are really happy to have Jukka Virtala on board. He will bring a great contribution to our trading team and our company says CEO, Lina Petrell.