About JCM

About JCM

The Jensen Capital Management group was founded by Mads Jensen in 2012 with the mission to provide value-added directorship and consultancy services to the investment management industry.


Mads Jensen is an experienced senior manager within the asset management industry, with a background in management of international private banking and wealth management businesses and retail and institutional sales of investment products.


He has spent the last 15 years in the investment management industry starting in bond trading, moving to institutional sales, project management, product development, fund distribution and finally wealth management, where he headed the private banking and wealth management operations of the Danske Bank group from 2008 to 2011. In this period Danske Bank won several awards, among others the Euromoney Best Private Bank in Denmark, Norway and the Nordic region in 2008, 2009 and 2011. His fund rating team also won the Nordic Fund Award in 2011.


From 2003 to 2011 he additionally served as a board member in fund companies, hedge funds and asset management subsidiaries of Danske Bank in Luxembourg, Sweden, Ireland and Estonia.


Mads graduated with a Master of Science in International Business from the Copenhagen Business School in 1998. He took an MBA at the University of Geneva in 2006 and an executive MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University in 2007. Mads earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2002, the Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst (CAIA) designation in 2008 and the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) in 2012.


Mads was ranked in the top 40 of European wealth management executives below 40 by Financial News in 2010.


Today Mads manages the Jensen Capital Management group and serves as independent non-executive director in  a number of fund companies and hedge funds in five different countries. Additionally he is an external associate professor at the Copenhagen Business School and chairs the Private Banking committee of the Danish CFA Society.


  • "Distinguishing between luck and skill in financial markets requires thorough analysis."

  • "Independent and strong corporate governance is the investor's best risk management tool."

  • "Working in the financial industry must be a continuous learning process."