Tina Fordham.

Partner and Head of Global Strategy.

Tina Fordham is a leading thinker and practitioner in the field of global political analysis for financial markets, with over two decades’ experience advising institutional investors, corporate boards and international organisations.

Since 2002, Tina has been a partner and Head of Global Political Strategy at Avonhurst, a London-based boutique advisory firm dedicated to serving the needs of sophisticated capital. She also serves on the international advisory board at Cambridge University’s new Centre for Geopolitics.

Previously she was a Citi for 17 years, where she was the first Chief Global Political Analyst on Wall Street and published her ground-breaking research on “Vox Populi” risk, an alternative framework for assessing the impact of political and socio-economic risks on the investment environment. She also led Citi’s gender economics work stream.

In 2016, Tina was appointed to the first United Nation’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, twice addressing the UN General Assembly. She has served as Senior Adviser in the UK Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, and in 1999 she founded Eurasia Group’s financial markets research business, leading the creation of the firm’s emerging markets political stability index and European expansion.