Executive Coach & Consultant
UNITED KINGDOM | LONDON
Tom specialises in building and delivering leadership development programmes for organisations and teams. He is a qualified Executive Coach and has been working in people development for over 20 years. He has lived and worked in Asia, the middle east and London leading diverse assignments ranging from 1:1 coaching and workshop facilitation to setting up large scale programmes to assess and develop populations of leaders for banks and for governments.
Tom’s passion in helping people learn and change stems from a fascination with the natural world. Graduating from Oxford with a degree in Biological Sciences, he supplemented his working career with further qualifications in Environmental Sciences, Adult Education & Development. His diverse experiences in creating programmes and designing interventions helps him generate a deep understanding of client needs, challenges and possibilities to bring about change in individuals and organisations. He has established assessment and development centres in India and the UAE, set up management programmes in Borneo, and run leadership and culture change programmes in Saudi Arabia, Europe and North America.
Over the past 5 years Tom has focussed on conception, design and delivery of leadership programmes for global banks, partnering with clients, and other providers to create year long programmes to support individual development and transition to senior and executive leadership roles. He has led the growth of a leadership performance consultancy, and worked with banks, financial services, professional services and retail organisations. He works with individual, teams and organisations to bring about change through deepening awareness, strengthening interpersonal relationships and building collaboration to identify and overcome blockers to individual and collective progress. His clients include Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, LTSB, RBS, SCB, UK Sport, UAE Government, Sidley Austin, GSK, SITA (AERO), Common Purpose and Best Beginnings and (pro-bono).
An accredited coach with the ICF Tom is qualified in the use of several psychometric instruments including Hogan, Strengths Deployment Inventory and Myers Briggs. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.