– USA, NY – Burford Capital Limited (LON: BUR | NYSE: BUR), the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today announced the appointment of Andrea Muller as a non-executive director, effective immediately.
“We are delighted to have Andrea join the Burford board. Having held senior positions in the US, Europe and Asia, she brings a breadth of international experience that will be invaluable to Burford, particularly as the business continues its global expansion, and her strong legal background makes her particularly well-qualified to take on this role. Given our long-standing work to build a team of diverse people across our business, we are also delighted to welcome Andrea as Burford’s first female board member.” said Board Chairman, Sir Peter Middleton.
Ms Muller will also serve on the audit committee.
About Andrea Muller
Ms Muller is an accomplished international finance professional who came to the financial services industry after more than a decade at global law firm Shearman & Sterling, where she was a European partner.
Most recently, Ms Muller was an Executive Director and Global Head Institutional Business at Principal Global Investors, where she was previously CEO of Asia. Before that, Ms Muller was a Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific for Fitch Ratings and a Managing Director at UBS in both Singapore and Paris. She began her career at Shearman & Sterling, where she worked as a corporate lawyer in both New York and Paris. Her law degree is from Georgetown University Law Center, where she served on the Law Review, as is her undergraduate degree, from its School of Foreign Service.
She also received a Masters in European Union Studies at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.
About Burford Capital
Burford Capital is the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law. Its businesses include litigation finance and risk management, asset recovery and a wide range of legal finance and advisory activities. Burford is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BUR) and the London Stock Exchange (LON: BUR), and it works with law firms and clients around the world from its principal offices in New York, London, Chicago, Washington, Singapore and Sydney.
For more information: https://www.burfordcapital.com/
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