Job retention scheme extension to 31 March 2021
Tom is FCA qualified and has a strong commercial background in both industry and practice. He lends his experience of implementing business and finance strategy and in building and leading teams to drive the service provision of Outsourcing and Business Advisory to our clients.
Tom works across all of our four offices to ensure consistency of approach and efficiencies. His vision for the further success of Outsourcing and Business Advisory is routed in quality of client service and care. As such, Tom is dedicated to developing relationships with our partners, team and clients and sees this as key to his role in achieving the ambitions both he and the partners have. Personally, Tom is motivated by the variety of experience at Mercer & Hole and the broad ranging client base to which he can add value.
Tom’s particular areas of expertise include group reporting, financial planning and analysis, treasury and cash flow management, establishing financial processes and controls, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, systems implementation and improvement, shared service centre set up and optimisation, as well as excellent management and leadership skills.
Tom qualified in practice back in 2004 and joined Mercer & Hole in 2019 having spent 13 years in industry at three listed companies and going through the IPO process with two of them. During this time Tom met and worked with Business Advisory Partner, Ross Lane for five years and a successful working relationship was established. In Tom’s last role as Group Financial Controller at Endava plc, he played a key role in leading the Finance team through IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. This involved him leading teams across Europe and North and South America to a successful conclusion in July 2018.
Outside of work, Tom is kept busy with a young family. He enjoys sport—particularly cricket and football, and travel.