Tom has been living and working in West Africa since 2004. Over the past years, he has assessed opportunities and executed investments in a range of sectors, including financial services, agriculture and energy. Tom previously worked for Lansdowne Partners, a UK-based hedge fund manager focusing on UK equities, and as a management consultant for Marakon Associates in London, New York, Amsterdam and Mexico, focused primarily on the financial services sector.

He holds an MPhil in Development Studies from Cambridge University and a BA in Human Sciences from Oxford University.

Tom is a panellist at the sixth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, 13-14 November 2019.