Tom has over 25 year’s global experience in the Investment Banking arena, gained within financial institutions, third party vendors and consultancies. Tom founded City Practitioners and focused on designing business and technical architecture, implementation of complex trading technologies and application management service, focusing on Murex.
Some time after the successful acquisition and integration of TCA Consulting, City Practitioners was sold in 2007. In late 2012 Tom merged Cowrie Financial, a specialist implementor of Murex technology and associated services, together with a specialist Market Data Services supplier into First Derivatives. Recent investments and advisory roles have been in the energy markets and a few specialist businesses including disruptive technologies such as blockchain, high performance in memory processing, cloud computing, SaaS and the application of such technologies.