Tom is an experienced international strategic advisor to entrepreneurs, family offices and governments.
A specialist in communications strategy, reputation and crisis management, during a sixteen year career at Bell Pottinger he advised governments and business leaders on a wide range of reputation management challenges including crises, M&A and matters of geopolitical significance. Tom founded Bell Pottinger’s Middle East business and over ten years built it into a market leading consultancy. In 2012 Tom was part of the management team that acquired Bell Pottinger from Chime Communications PLC. He continues to be a shareholder in the business and divides his time between advisory work for Bell Pottinger and select personal clients on a diverse range of strategic challenges. Tom is a founding Trustee of the charity Waterloo Uncovered.