Tom joined Nanuk in 2009 and is the firm’s chief investment officer and one of the firm’s portfolio managers with approximately 20 years’ investment industry experience in equity funds management, investment banking and private equity. He was previously an investment manager at Consolidated Press Holdings Limited where he was involved in the management and execution of a large portfolio of direct and listed investments. Before that he was employed in several roles with NM Rothschild & Sons (Australia) Ltd including within the mergers & acquisitions advisory business and as manager of the forestry managed investment scheme business. Earlier he worked as an investment analyst with Australian equities fund manager Herschel Asset Management Ltd and as an industrial consultant with Hagen & Co Pty Ltd. Tom holds a first class honours degree in Engineering from the University of Melbourne. He has also won an Olympic gold medal in sailing and has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for services to sport.