Tom is an emerging market specialist based in London. He is focused on funding and de-risking innovative projects at the intersection of agriculture and energy development that demonstrate the exciting opportunity this represents across sub-Saharan Africa.

Before Factor[e], Tom spent 4 years in Dar es Salaam running the Tanzanian operations of BIMA, launching and scaling its first mobile money paid, mass-market insurance service using mobile technology. Before that, he was a management consultant with PwC focusing on strategy, market entry and operating model design in the healthcare, financial services, and energy sectors.

Tom enjoys running, following niche sports and reading. He also maintains an unhealthy interest in current affairs.