Julia Wilton is a Senior Associate at Forward Risk, where she performs extensive domestic and multilingual international public records research in support of business intelligence, risk advisory, anti-money laundering, KYC, anti-corruption, and regulatory and compliance programs. Julia is a native of Toronto, Canada, who speaks French and German, and has lived and worked in several countries worldwide.
Prior to joining Forward Risk, Julia served as a consultant at the United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Hub for Arab States in Amman, Jordan, where she analyzed Middle Eastern counterterrorism strategies and developed the UNDP’s regional countering violent extremism programming. She formerly worked for the Government of Canada and on Canadian political campaigns, as well as at several foreign policy think-tanks, including the World Policy Institute.
Education & Certification
University of Toronto, Honours B.A. in Peace, Conflict & Justice Studies and Political Science
New York University, M.S. in Global Affairs in Transnational Security, Summa Cum Laude