This weeks guest is Tina Fordham.
Managing Director, Chief Global Political Analyst, Citi Research
Tina Fordham is Managing Director and Chief Global Political Analyst at Citi, the first to hold this position.
Named a “Changemaker” in the London Evening Standard’s 2016 Progress 1000 list, and three times in the “Top 100 Most Influential Women in Finance”, Fordham was most recently given the accolade as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Geopolitics Experts worldwide, alongside influencers such as Condoleezza Rice. Fordham joined Citi in 2003, where she advises corporate boards and institutional investors on the implications of macro political, security and socio-economic factors.
In 2016, Fordham was appointed to the UN’s first High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, which also included IMF president Christine Lagarde. She serves on the International Advisory Boards of the think tank Carnegie Europe and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, where she earned her Masters degree in International Affairs.
Previously, she served as senior advisor in the UK Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit and head of global political risk at Eurasia Group, where she started the firm’s financial markets research business in 1999. She is a frequent commentator in the international press. Fordham lives in London with her two daughters.
UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment: