Tom started his career in investment management at HSBC James Capel in 1999. He then joined UBS Laing & Cruickshank for three years before leaving to be one of the founding partners of Cheviot Asset Management in 2007. He joined Vermeer Partners in 2019 as a founding partner, and manages portfolios for private clients, trusts, charities and pension funds. Tom is a member of the partnership's Fixed Income & Alternatives, Nominations & Remuneration, and Executive Committees. He graduated from Bristol University with a MEng in Mechanical Engineering and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment. Tom is a Trustee of The Vermeer Partners Charitable Trust.