Forward Risk Appoints Andrea Muller as Senior Advisor

April 22, 2020

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Forward Risk and Intelligence Inc. (, an investigations and risk advisory firm headquartered in Washington, DC, is pleased to announce that Andrea Muller has joined the firm’s Advisory Board.

Muller most recently served as an Executive Director, Global Head of Institutional Business at Principal Global Investors, where she led sales, relationship management, client service, and consultant relations. Prior to Principal Global Investors, Muller was Head of Asia Pacific for Fitch Ratings and a Managing Director at UBS Investment Banking.

Muller began her career in New York as an attorney with Shearman & Sterling, where she rose to become a European Partner at the firm, specializing in privatizations, capital markets transactions, M&A, and joint ventures. During her career, Muller has also served on multiple company boards and non-profit industry associations.

At Forward Risk, Muller will apply her 30 years of global leadership in the financial services and legal sectors to guide the firm as it enters the next phase of growth as a premier research and advisory organization. “Forward Risk is a young, growing firm at the forefront of investigative research and strategic advice. Their bespoke model has provided significant value to financial institutions and law firms and I look forward to working with the firm’s talented team and serving on the Advisory Board,” said Muller.

“As we begin our fourth year, it is an honor to welcome Andrea to the team,” said Brendan Foo, Forward Risk Co-Founder and Partner. “We are excited to have Andrea’s invaluable experience and leadership to guide our firm in its next stage of growth.”

As the first member of Forward Risk’s Advisory Board, the addition of Muller demonstrates the firm’s dedication to the highest level of service and quality. In commitment to the best practices of the professional services industry, Forward Risk plans to expand its Advisory Board with additional leaders from the investment, legal, and risk advisory sectors.

About Forward Risk and Intelligence

Forward Risk is a corporate investigations, intelligence, and risk advisory firm based in Washington, DC. Our service areas include: Corporate Contests; Private Equity Due Diligence; Litigation Support; Political Vetting and Opposition Research; and Risk Advisory. Forward Risk offers cutting-edge research and analysis and bespoke services to fit our clients’ specific investment needs, providing them with actionable intelligence with which to make crucial decisions.


Brendan Foo, Forward Risk