Some examples of the value we have provided.
Paul Lester, Non-Executive Chairman – Essentra PLC, Readypower Group, Marley Limited, Signia Wealth (2019 – Present).
“Tom has been invaluable in both assessing and coaching some of the senior executives in the businesses I’m involved in.
He is able to work on an individual and team level to support and challenge both the process and people to achieve consistent levels of effective performance.”
Kate Richardson-Walsh OBE OLY – England & Great Britain Women’s Hockey Captain (2009-2014)
“Tom facilitated and shaped the development of our team culture which was at the core of taking the team from 8th in the World to Olympic bronze medalists at the Olympic Games in London 2012. The British team who won gold in Rio 2016 have much to thank Tom for, as his work laid the foundations for that history making win.
His ability to navigate the relationship between players and staff was exceptional and as a result he gained the trust from all those who worked with him. Tom has a hunger to learn, and that growth mindset certainly rubbed off on those he worked with in the team.
Because of Tom’s open nature he was able to create psychological safe spaces within the team which helped us embrace greater levels of vulnerability and build trust which is crucial for any team. He is also engaging and fun to be around which really provided balance in our management team.”
Nigel Howell, CEO – FirstPort (2019 – Present).
“Most good people in senior positions understand the need to tune their performance and deliver a more positive impact more simply.
Tom gives people the gift of seeing themselves as others see them – but also then the coaching to bring out their best and build on success.”
Hamish Purdey, CEO – FE fundinfo (2020 – Present).
“I’ve been working with Tom on my personal improvement for just over a year now. His focus, insight and intellect have been fantastic to keep me on track on the key issues to drive performance both for myself and the team.
I thoroughly recommend him to anyone seeking to improve.”
Danny Kerry – Gold Medal winning coach of Great Britain Hockey (2008 – 2012)
“Tom has proven to be an invaluable asset to the GB Women's Hockey Olympic Programme. During his time, so far Tom has helped in developing the high performance culture prevalent in our squad, has implemented a wide scale self awareness programme and worked individually with athletes and staff.
Tom is integral to our success in this current Olympic cycle (2008-12).”
Chris Jordan – Professional Cricketer – Sussex CCC & England T20 (all-time leading wicket taker)
“Very approachable and easy-going person, treated every individual separately and was able to aid in my performance by constantly reminding me to keep things simple which is exactly what was required for me.”
Luke Wells – Professional Cricketer – Lancashire CCC & Sussex CCC (2011-2020)
“I thoroughly enjoyed working with Tom at Sussex CCC together. He was an invaluable resource to me who listened intently and always had fantastic insights which often allowed me to self-reflect and undoubtedly aided my performance and coping strategies with the pressures of first class cricket.”
Gary Elliott, Group HR Director – McCarthy & Stone (2019-Present)
“Tom has quickly built a strong level of rapport with our CEO & Executive team. This has allowed him to provide valuable insights as we seek to raise the bar on our individual and team performance levels.”
Simon Key – Managing Director of Bank of America Merrill Lynch (2016 – 2020)
“Tom has been a key asset in developing performance management strategies and giving practical advice to help drive positive career developments.
He is dedicated, approachable and extremely experienced and knowledgeable, which combine to achieve great results.”
Phil Salt - Professional Cricketer - Sussex CCC & England 1 day team (2011- Present)
“I was lucky enough to work with Tom in a few different stages of my career, from being a teenager on the academy to being a couple of years into my professional career.
I was very fortunate to have him around to chat through all aspects of the game performance wise and what it required of me as a player mentally in such a delicate, developmental time in my career.
We also talked about things going on in my personal life off the pitch. I was very fortunate to have worked with Tom.”
Mathew Cuthbertson – Managing Director, Financial Services - Drax Executive
"Tom has had a really positive impact in a number of areas at Drax. Firstly, he has been instrumental in helping evolve our culture and senior leadership team learning from his extensive experience in elite sport and business.
Secondly, Tom has always impressed on the projects we've partnered on externally. He really cares about people and is passionate about supporting individuals to be a better version of themselves.
Tom is able to build strong relationships with CEOs and I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending him to our clients or my network."
John Lewis – England Young Lions Head Coach / England Fast bowling Coach (2014 – 2018)
“I worked with Tom during my time at Sussex County Cricket Club where we worked closely together developing players from elite internationals to academy and age group teams.
Alongside this Tom worked at length with our multi-disciplinary management team helping develop strong working and trusted social relationships that still survive long after we have moved on from Sussex Cricket.
I always found Tom easy to talk to openly and honestly about wide ranging subjects that helped me with my coaching and work-life balance. His knowledge of his subject is deep and was quick to find solutions to player/coach and or team communication or strategy issues.”