We believe in the power of delivering the right technology solutions at the right time—solutions that are advanced enough to manage vast amounts of structured and unstructured data from disparate sources, provide nuanced insight in real time, reduce human error and increase efficiency, and ensure multi-jurisdictional regulatory compliance.

For more than two decades,  Forensic Risk Alliance (FRA) has leveraged technology to address our clients’ complex business needs in the course of many of the world's most high-profile investigations and legal, regulatory and compliance matters. Our experience has taught us that corporates facing high-stakes challenges like these need highly customized technology solutions that can outpace the ever-evolving data and technology landscape.

We have launched FRA Pulse to place our clients at the forefront of technology innovation.


FRA Pulse seeks to promote and educate the newest technology solutions with potential to advance innovation and improve technology evolution across all aspects of business operations. We have dual missions: The first is to focus on the consequences of innovation and technological transformation, as well as global regulation governing technology and data. The second is to provide a space for the next generation of innovators to collaborate with senior tech leaders and corporate veterans to continue to create solutions.

FRA Pulse will collect global expertise and ideas, and mobilize breaking technology solutions. It will also act as a research institute performing exploration and advocacy concerning technology, ethics, and culture. FRA Pulse will not create policy, rather it will concentrate on addressing global technology issues and deficiencies that challenge business leaders, explore and vet the latest innovations from participating global technology elites, and offer them a forum to collaborate, speak, and educate.


Portfolio companies will receive hands-on mentorship from a diverse network of corporate leaders and subject matter experts; the opportunity to co-develop with Forensic Risk Alliance, other FRA Pulse portfolio companies, and Corporate Partners; access to the latest data, tools, and investor and FRA Pulse community resources; and go-to-market support and direct-from-consumers guidance to help get your product into clients’ hands faster.

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By being aligned with FRA Pulse, our Corporate Partners and Advisory Board members benefit from the latest research and development trends, and access to leading start-ups and groundbreaking technology solutions that can not only address their unique data challenges in the context of investigations, litigation and regulatory inquiries, but also position them to proactively manage compliance going forward and drive innovation within their own organizations.


FRA Pulse Board of ADVISoRS

Advisory Board members include technical, business and domain experts, who share their expertise with, and provide mentorship to, Pulse Portfolio Companies, and in turn gain access to the thought leaders and cutting-edge start-ups disrupting the industry. For more information about becoming a member of the FRA Pulse Advisory Board, please contact Harsh Sutaria.

Frances McLeod, FRA
Frances McLeodFounding Partner & Co-Head of Data Governance, Technology Solutions & Forensics, and IT
Frances McLeod is a Founding Partner of FRA and head of its US offices. She is a former investment banker and has over 26 years of experience advising diverse clients on sanctions, anti-corruption, fraud, internal control, asset tracing, and money laundering issues. She is ranked among the top 100 Women in Investigations by Global Investigations Review. Frances has extensive experience addressing complex international data transfer issues, whether in regulatory investigations or cross border litigation. She is leading FRA’s GDPR compliance initiative, leveraging the firm's decades of experience in addressing data protection issues in cross-border litigation and investigation.
Greg Mason, FRA
Greg MasonFounding Partner & Co-Head of Data AnalyticsGreg Mason's expertise lies in database architecture and programming, software design, mass data analysis, data mining, and data forensics for the purposes of investigations, disputes and litigation. Greg partners closely with the firm’s Data Governance practitioners to build advanced, customized technology-driven solutions and AI technologies to address corruption risks and financial crimes, respond to regulatory inquiries in multi-jurisdictional matters, navigate OFAC compliance reviews, and conduct rigorous internal investigations.
Harsh Sutaria
Harsh SutariaChief Innovation OfficerHarsh Sutaria is FRA’s Chief Innovation Officer. Harsh oversees the firm’s innovation initiative, working with emerging technologies, engaging the start-up community, and driving the transformation of next generation technologies into practical solutions. He implements foundational platforms and programs, orchestrating all of our businesses to innovate on a global scale. Harsh focuses on wholly understanding technologies and identifying strategies that embrace market opportunities created by the constantly evolving technological, regulatory, and business landscapes. He is responsible for researching and vetting advanced technology solutions, such as artificial intelligence, advanced analytics, cloud, and robotics automation, to transform our Forensic Accounting, Data Governance, Compliance & Risk Assessment, and Data Analytics practices.
Harsh Sutaria
Toby DuthieFounding Partner
Toby Duthie is a Founding Partner of FRA and head of its UK and European offices. He has more than 20 years’ experience in financial analysis, complex financial modeling, investigations and compliance reviews. Fluent in English and German, Toby has particular expertise in multi-jurisdictional investigations, anti-bribery and corruption compliance testing, and specializes in matters of government enforcement. Toby has worked on many complex financial frauds and bribery investigations, most notably leading the FRA team supporting Airbus in a multi-year, multinational investigation.
Harsh Sutaria
Yousr KhalilPartner & Head of Paris Office
Yousr Khalil is a Partner at FRA and head of FRA’s Paris office. She is a forensic accountant with almost 20 years’ experience in matters involving fraud and corruption, government contracts litigation, internal investigation, due diligence, compliance, and governance and risk management in the US, Latin America, Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. She is a certified public accountant (CPA), certified internal auditor (CIA), certified fraud examiner (CFE) and is certified in financial forensics (CFF). Yousr led and managed a fully integrated FRA client service team in the landmark Airbus €3.6 billion global settlement. Leading a team of 70 professionals across FRA offices in Europe and the United States, she was responsible for the forensic accounting and eDiscovery review within the context of the company’s multinational, multi-year investigation.
Harsh Sutaria
Trevor WilesPartner
Trevor Wiles is a partner in FRA’s London Office in the Forensic Accounting team. He has over 27 years’ experience of providing forensic services, in particular leading investigations into allegations of serious fraud and misconduct, regulatory issues, and the root causes of compliance failures.In recent years Trevor has investigated allegations of bribery and corruption, accounting misstatement, embezzlement, procurement fraud, sanction breaches, channel stuffing, and asset misappropriation for organizations in a variety of industry sectors, including energy and natural resources, financial services, telecoms, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing. His experience covers investigations undertaken throughout Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Harsh Sutaria
Don KellerFounder & CEO, Joinder
Don Keller is co-founder and CEO of Joinder. He previously served as the Global Technology Sector leader and partner in the Silicon Valley office of Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, and also served on Orrick's Board and as head of Orrick's Global Corporate Practice Group. Don's law practice focused on advising high growth technology companies, public companies, venture capital firms and investment banks, including representing clients on more than 60 public offerings, 75 acquisition transactions and several hundred venture financings.