|Born||February 12, 1973|
|Relatives||Nikolai Paus (stepfather)|
Background and career
A member of the Midelfart family, she is a daughter of the businessman Finn-Erik Midelfart (1943–95) and Hermine Kristin née Muhle (born 1944), and a stepdaughter of Nikolai Paus. She is a patrilineal descendant of Hans Christian Ulrik Midelfart, a signatory of the Norwegian constitution. She was educated at London School of Economics 1994-96, where she studied economics with management, before transferring to New York University Stern School of Business, with Bachelor of Science Summa Cum Laude in Finance in 1998.
In 1995, she took over the running of the family's health and beauty care business, Midelfart AS, when her father died. The company was founded by her great-grandfather Ole Midelfart in 1923. The operative business was since sold to Procter & Gamble and Midsona AB, respectively.
She currently heads the family office as Executive Chairman of Midelfart Holding AS, and works as Executive Chairman of her investment company Midelfart Capital AS. She is also a large shareholder and board member of the Swedish consumer bank Avida AB and previously held various board positions, including positions in the listed companies Marine Harvest ASA and Midsona AB.
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