About us

Launched in 2012 by Deborah Fuhr, ETFGI has become the dominant independent research and consulting provider providing insights on the entire global industry of ETFs and ETPs listed globally as well as the service providers.

Our range of research and subscription services include annual reviews of institutions that use ETFs and ETPs, an annual analysis of active ETFs and smart beta ETFs. We are the only company to provide a monthly report of every region in the world where ETFs / ETPs are listed.

ETFGI also maintains a comprehensive database of all 11,869 ETFs/ETPs, with 23,848 listings from 731 providers on 81 exchanges in 63 countries as of the end of December 2023 with an online tool to easily search and compare them.

As well as analysing industry trends, ETFGI has strong expertise in product management, distribution and bringing new funds to market. We pride ourselves on industry thought leadership and product due diligence.

Don’t forget to sign up for our free weekly newsletters and insights, which covers industry news, people moves and information on upcoming events and projects.

A good starting point is A Comprehensive Guide to Exchange Traded Funds, co-written by Deborah Fuhr, which you can download for free here.

About The Founder

Deborah Fuhr Managing Partner & Founder

Previously Deborah Fuhr served as global head of ETF research and implementation strategy and as a managing director at BlackRock/Barclays Global Investors from 2008 – 2011. She also worked as a managing director and head of the investment strategy team at Morgan Stanley in London from 1997 – 2008, and as an associate at Greenwich Associates. 
She has been working with investors, ETF, ETP providers, index providers, exchanges, MMs and APs, regulators, trade associations, custodians, law firms, accounting firms around the world since 1997. 

ETFGI is honored to count as our research and consulting clients some of the leading firms in the ETF Ecosystem around the world as well as some new entrants and firms that are considering entering the ETF, ETP industry. 
Past awards for Ms Fuhr include she was the recipient of the 100 Women in Finance 2017 European Industry Leadership Award, the 2014 William F. Sharpe Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the field of index investing and she named one of the “100 Most Influential Women in Finance” by Financial News over several years, most recently in 2016. 
Deborah Fuhr is a founder and board member of Women in ETFs “WE” the first women’s group for the ETF industry. Founded in January 2014, WE is a non-profit organization that brings together over 8,300 members, including women and men, in chapters in major financial centres around the world to CONNECT, SUPPORT and INSPIRE. WE achieves this by organizing events at our chapters globally that support our goals of education, networking, philanthropy and idea sharing across the industry and beyond. For more information, visit: www.womeninetfs.com


The Team

Margareta Hricova Director of Marketing & Business Operations

Anwar Saleh Lead Developer