Nils evaluates possible new investments and monitors existing assets. He is chairman of the board of Veridiam, Inc., a specialty alloy manufacturer serving the nuclear power, medical, aerospace and industrial markets. He rejoined EGI in 2013 from Tribune Company, where he served as Executive Vice President – Chief Investment Officer, and Co-President of Tribune Company; and as President/CEO of Tribune Broadcasting. Prior to joining Tribune in 2008, Nils served as a Managing Director of EGI, where he focused on a wide range of industries and financial securities with particular focus on the transportation, energy, media, and retail industries, and distressed debt securities. He originally joined EGI in 1995. Previously, Nils worked as a financial analyst with CS First Boston in the taxable fixed-income/derivative products group where he was involved in raising capital for international issuers and domestic financial institutions. Nils graduated summa cum laude from Bowdoin College with a BA in economics and history.