Are K. Skeie is Partner and one of the founders of BackerSkeie. Are has more than 15 years of experience with executive search and is, with this, one of the leading headhunters in Norway within the finance and real estate industry. He leads BackerSkeie’s team within the banking, finance, insurance and real estate industries. Additionally, Are serves clients in the public sector, construction and industry sectors with executive search, assessments, and management audits.
My greatest joy and motivation is to give clients the luxury problem of having to choose from several top-qualified candidates.
Are has worked as an advisor within risk management in a German investment bank, and with business development and as head of sales at Norsk-Tysk Handelskammer, with a special focus on advising Norwegian export businesses. He was also head of sales in a Norwegian high-tech media company with groundbreaking search technology.
Are received his Master of Business and Economics (Siviløkonom) from The University of Cologne in Germany. His mother tongue is Norwegian and he speaks English and German fluently.