Tom is an experienced project manager and business development consultant based in Singapore. His experience is wide ranging, but his expertise lies in the Aviation Sector, creating training programmes and developing operational strategies.
Strengths and Career Achievements
In his recent roles, Tom was responsible for the significant expansion of a regional business in Asia, through streamlining of operations and identifying new revenue streams. He developed operational strategies by continuous assessment of processes, leveraging strong working relationships formed with internal stakeholders to perform department and process audits, highlighting areas of improvement.
Prior to his work in the private sector, Tom served with the British Military. With his extensive knowledge, Tom built and implemented training programmes in aviation health and safety for both hostile and humanitarian deployments. He also rewrote existing training programmes in defence and aviation to provide a more effective training system, enhancing the capability of the specialist unit.
Tom’s project management skills were honed within the Joint Special Forces Aviation Wing (JSFAW), where he provided specialised air support to the UK Special Forces in the UK and overseas. During this role, Tom was responsible for the strategic planning and tactical execution of time-critical worldwide deployments for JSFAW, ensuring operational capability was maintained.
During his military career, Tom was deployed to fast-paced, harsh complex environments as part of an operational unit to support NATO and UK interests worldwide. He was responsible for the successful geographical movement of equipment, personnel and support. This included planning and acting as subject matter expert on the overseas deployment of a fleet of transport aircraft. Tom’s skillset was utilised in a number of humanitarian projects across the globe.
Sector and Service Expertise
Tom has extensive experience in logistics, hospitality and media sectors, but specialises in the Aviation sector. He supports Skarbek’s Project Management and Transformational Change Services.