Tom is Head of Institutional Distribution for Blue Sky Alternative Investments in Australia. Over the last 14 years, he has headed Australian Institutional Equity Sales desks for leading global investment banks in New York (Citi, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank) and London (JPMorgan). During this time Tom founded the Australia Economic Forum (‘The A50’) – an international conference aimed at attracting offshore capital to Australia by connecting leading global investors with the highest levels of the country’s political and corporate leadership. Prior to investment banking he worked for Ernst and Young (London) on analysis of the Asian Financial Crisis and prior to this with the University of Queensland Economics Department on economic development projects in Australia and Asia. A graduate of Cambridge University (MA Economics) and Queensland University, Tom was professional sportsman post-graduation in the UK and Australia between 1998-2003.