Torkell Tveitevoll Eide was born in Stavanger, Norway. He completed a BSc in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. For two years he was employed at McKinsey & Co. In 2006 he became a senior analyst and partner at AKO Capital and since 2009 he is a fund manager at Skagen. In his spare time, Torkell dedicates it to shooting, skiing and chess.