Tom has spent the previous four years working for one of the world’s largest international private security companies. As part of the commercial team there he managed successful proposal activity in excess of $100m USD, before becoming part of the crisis management division. His focus was working with clients and distributors to educate, anticipate and prepare for special risk incidents including kidnap, extortion, piracy and active assailant incidents.
Tom has a Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) in War Studies specialising in post 9-11 conflict and a master’s degree in Terrorism, Security and Society (MA) from King’s College London (KCL) focusing on the global growth of salafi-jihadism.
As a crisis response manager, Tom manages the media response for numerous shipping incidents and conducts media training for our clients. He also regularly presents to commercial audiences on emerging risk in challenging environments.