Birte joined Schjødt's M&A and Capital Markets team in 2014. She came from the position of senior advisor in the department of market supervision in the Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA), where she has worked for over five years.
Birte has extensive experience related to the regulatory requirements for supervised companies, including securities companies and fund management companies.
She was field supervisor of the section for investment firms and infrastructure, with responsibility for the organization of investment companies, the requirements of the companies' board, management and compliance and employee proprietary trading etc., and has been vital to the management and development of policies and practices in this field in recent years.
Furthermore, she had a special responsibility for matters relating to money laundering legislation and remuneration schemes in the securities area. Birte has also participated in several on-site inspections with preparation, implementation and follow-up afterwards.
Birte holds a Master of Law from the University of Bergen and a Certificate in International Financial Law from Queen Mary University of London.