Tom joined Swann’s Melbourne team in 2012, subsequently moving to London in 2014, where he initially led the EMEA research team. Tom now has global responsibility for the Group’s operations and additionally leads Swann’s business in the EMEA region. Prior to Swann, Tom taught and conducted research at the University of Melbourne where he was writing a PhD in Articulatory Phonetics. Having previously been awarded a BA (Hons) majoring in Linguistics and English Language, he has extensive experience in qualitative and quantitative research which he has presented internationally and in peer-reviewed journals. In addition to his academic pursuits, Tom has more than 15 years of experience in front-line business operations and leadership.