Tom Forwood is a London-based art market consultant, writer, and lecturer specializing in integrated data intelligence for the art world.
He is the co-founder of Critical Edge, a new intelligence platform that combines journalism, debate, and data research. He works with collectors, art advisers, commercial galleries and media agencies, building data insights and intelligence for them. He previously worked for Christie’s auction house in London in a number of roles within client operations, accounting, business management, client strategy and business intelligence.
He has also written about the art world for a number of publications, and lectures on the use of data analysis in the art market. He is a patron at a number of museums in London and abroad.
He holds an MSc in Art, Law, and Business from Christie’s Education (and the University of Glasgow), and an MEng in Engineering from Durham University.