Tom is a highly experienced senior executive, a credible leader of businesses with a reputation for safe and ethical operations, inspirational leadership, commercial discipline and consistently delivering against financial targets.
Currently, as advisor and managing director, he is working with governments and blue-chip organisations around the world, spearheading major strategic opportunities, finding finance and delivery partners and bringing them together as a coherent whole.
Previously, an executive director for NuGen, Tom was leading the project directorate to transform the organisation into a project delivery focused business. As vice president for strategy and business development for Amec Foster Wheeler, he led the development of the global nuclear strategy and secured more than £1billion of contracts in joint ventures and partnerships around the globe.
Tom has supported the UK Government’s ambitious and challenging nuclear industrial strategy, serving as chair of the Nuclear Industry Council’s trade and investment group. Previously, he was a board member of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board, a trustee of Cumbria Community Foundation, and has chaired various industry-focused bodies created to support and develop nuclear capability and scope throughout the supply chain.
A proactive advocate of the need for the energy and infrastructure sector to source and develop diverse talent to build capacity, Tom’s work has been instrumental in the development of strong and trusting relationships between governments, regulators, academic institutions, utilities and supply chains around the world.
Earlier in his career, he had experience working in the nuclear, oil and gas, petrochemical and pharmaceutical sectors with direct leadership accountability for delivering large-scale complex programmes. He holds a degree in engineering and an MBA from Warwick Business School. He is a recipient of the prestigious Wise Man of the Year award 2016.