Geir Sviggum is Chairman of Wikborg Rein, Norway’s largest law firm. He headed the firm’s Shanghai office from 2008 to 2013, during which time he chaired the Norwegian Business Association in Shanghai. Geir was Managing Partner International with overall responsibility for Wikborg Rein’s international practice from 2012 to 2016. He was named International Lawyer of the Year in the Norwegian Financial Daily’s annual lawyers survey in 2019. He works regularly with Norwegian authorities and large Norwegian corporations internationally. He also has significant experience working with large Chinese companies world-wide, including in relation to their investments in Norway.