TRISTAN FORSTER

FOUNDER & CEO

Tristan is the founder, CEO and major shareholder of FSI Worldwide (FSI Worldwide). He is also a founder and former Chairman of the UK charity Freedom Matters, a non-profit organization focused on the rescue and rehabilitation of Nepalese Children who have been victims of Human trafficking.

From FSI Worldwide’s inception in 2006 to its current strength providing ethical manpower for diverse industries, Tristan has played the leading role. Leveraging his deep understanding of security strategy and operations from lengthy service with British Army Gurkhas and commercial security contracts in high threat environments, Tristan has built a highly-differentiated, profitable business, marked by annual step change in revenue, contract size, and repeat business metrics. He has grown significant client relationships with government foreign service departments, leading multinationals and NGOs.

Tristan is the lead architect of FSI’ Worldwide’s unique recruiting, training and contract management model, frequently cited by clients as ‘best in class’ for quality and efficiency in the provision of manpower fromacross a broad range of geographies in UK, Asia, South America, the Middle East and Africa. Increasingly this model is being adapted for resources from other countries and in new sectors.

His work in providing customised offers, rooted in the provision of ethical manpower, free from age-old corrupt practices, has attracted widespread plaudits from clients, humanitarian organisations and employees alike. This includes a UN Global Compact Business Leaders Award presented to Tristan at the World Economic Forum at Davos.