Tom has over 20 years’ experience of providing strategic and operational leadership for multi-national organisations, and draws on this to provide insight and guidance to ETP as we implement our strategy.

From 2015 to 2022, Tom was Group CEO of Camellia Plc, the world’s largest private tea producer. During his time at Camellia, Tom led the organisation in its adoption of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, a transformational step for the sector.

He also acted as a co-Chair of the Global Tea Coalition, a producer-packer CEO forum where leaders from the sector discuss living wages and incomes, equality, and environmental sustainability.

Tom’s experience driving organisational change and delivering financial best practice also benefits ETP. From 1988-2014, Tom worked for KPMG in London with roles which included Chief Operating Officer for the Transactions and Restructuring Practice, Head of the Global Corporate Finance Practice, and Chairman of the Capital Advisory Group.