TINA M. FORDHAM
Founder & Geopolitical Strategist
Tina Fordham is a leading independent strategist and advisor to the C-suite working at the intersection of geopolitics, the business environment and the drivers of social change. A trailblazer in the field of political risk, Tina has 25 years’ experience advising senior leaders–from prime ministers and 3-star generals to boards, institutional investors and the United Nations—about the implications of global developments. In 2022 she founded Fordham Global Foresight, an independent consultancy based in London.
Fordham Global Foresight provides actionable, forward-looking guidance and helps firms raise their “PQ”–Political Quotient. The first Chief Global Political Analyst on Wall Street (Citi) and the founder of Eurasia Group’s financial markets research business, Tina has served as a senior advisor in the U.K. Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit and was appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Kimoon to the United Nations first High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment.
A dual US-UK citizen based in London, Tina earned her Master of International Affairs degree at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and is a member of SIPA’s International Advisory Board. She is a frequent guest on Bloomberg, CNN and CNBC, and a contributor on leadership strategy for Forbes.
Senior Independent Board Director
Martyn Brush is a C-suite Financial Services executive and innovator in Risk. Martyn started his career as a Derivatives trader, specialising in Commodities and Foreign Exchange. He then progressed to become Global Head of Trading and Sales for FX and Commodity derivatives for the HSBC Group. Moving into Executive Management, Martyn has served as a CEO, COO and CRO for major financial institutions, in multiple jurisdictions.
Martyn is also an entrepreneur, having developed many innovative technologies, with a particular emphasis on Risk. Martyn joined the Board of Fordham Global Foresight in January 2023. He views political risk as an increasing and difficult to quantify problem, affecting not only the short-term global economy, but also how companies will need to navigate over the next decade.