Bjorn Ruwald
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Bjorn Ruwald

Managing Director, Co-Head of KKR Capstone Europe

Bjorn Ruwald (London) joined KKR Capstone in 2010. He currently serves as Co-Head of KKR Capstone in Europe and is a member of KKR’s European Private Equity Portfolio Management Committee. Mr. Ruwald focuses on the Nordic region and the Health Care and TMT sector teams. Mr. Ruwald has been involved with Ambea, LGC, Trainline, and Sedgwick, and leads the European CIO, Innovation and Digital communities of interest. Between 2014 and 2015, Mr. Ruwald was based in KKR Capstone's New York office. Prior to joining KKR Capstone, Mr. Ruwald was an engagement manager with McKinsey & Company’s Copenhagen office, where he focused on the advanced industrials, energy, and biotechnology sectors on a wide range of functional topics, including strategy, organization and R&D/product development. Previously, he was an entrepreneur. Mr. Ruwald holds an M.Sc. in finance and accounting from Copenhagen Business School and a B.Sc. in international business from Copenhagen Business School, part of which he took at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.