Ariel Muller

About Ariel Muller
  • Director, APAC, Forum for the Future

Ariel Muller leads the growth of Forum’s work in the Asia Pacific region. Since its launch, four and half years ago, she and the team have developed a thriving network of partners that choose to work with Forum because they understand the value of going beyond compliance to pioneering leadership in sustainability.

Ariel has over 13 years’ experience designing and delivering sustainability programmes across a broad range of sectors including retail brands, manufacturing, agriculture, aviation, shipping, the extractive industries, and technology.

Prior to working for Forum Ariel worked was the Sustainable Business lead at Helsinki Group, a collaborative innovation firm that helped organizations build their capacity for change and transformation. While in New York, she was also adjunct faculty at Parson’s New School in a program that integrated design thinking, systems thinking, urban policy and environmental science. Prior to working to working at Helsinki Group, Ariel worked at Saatchi and Saatchi S, where she designed and delivered sustainability employee engagement programs for Fortune 100 companies such as Wal-Mart, NBC Universal, Duke Energy and P&G. Her undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Fine Arts, and she has an MBA in Sustainable Business from Presidio Graduate School.


Philanthropy and Impact Investing: Lessons on Scaling Impact toward Shifting Systems

04 Jun 2018

Read session notes here.  Session Description The philanthropy and impact investing sectors have high ambitions for achieving impact, yet struggle to put in place the real practice and internal policy changes needed to collaborate more effectively and do real system-shifting…Read More


Investing in Sustainable and Inclusive Cities

06 Jun 2018

Read session notes here. Session Description Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities – and it’s been forecasted that this will go up to 75% by 2050. Most of this population is located in Asia, with…Read More

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    Tao Ze

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    Jason Yip

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  • Michael Norton

    Michael Norton

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  • Susan Sy

    Susan Sy

    Executive Director, Philanthropy and Values-based Investing, South Asia UBS

  • Gautam Patel

    Gautam Patel

    Senior Policy Manager J-PAL South Asia at IFMR

  • Marietta Paragas

    Marietta Paragas

    CEO Shontoug Foundation, Inc.

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