Tom brings a deep understanding of the public and not-for-profit sectors. He has led complex reform agendas across governments, NFP organisations and other service providers in Australia, Africa and Europe.
Before joining Nous Tom was a senior executive in the WA Departments of the Premier and Cabinet and Treasury. In these roles he led the transformation of the public sector’s relationship with the not-for-profit sector; shaped the government’s Aboriginal policy agenda; and co-authored the 2009 Economic Audit, an influential review of public sector direction. Prior to moving to Australia in 2006, Tom worked in international development, advising African governments on economic and social policy.
Outside of Nous, Tom is a board member of Senses Australia and president of the Higgins Park Tennis Club. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics) (Honours) from Oxford University and a Master of Science (Development Management) from the London School of Economics.
Tom is an enthusiastic but pretty average sportsman. He has two sons who command his time and attention. Tom and his wife are passionate about exploring new places and cultures.