General Manager, Federal Government
Tom comes to The Civic Group as a highly skilled government relations and communications strategist with longstanding experience across government, industry and business in Australia and the United Kingdom.
For more than a decade Tom served in a senior advisory capacity in the private offices of several Federal and State Ministers and Leaders. He helped guide the delivery of renowned national public policy reforms and managed complex issue-positioning in portfolios including foreign affairs, national security, financial services, workplace relations, agriculture and sport.
Tom has coordinated strategic communications for the agriculture and resources group of the Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources and previously worked on trade and policy issues for Australia’s dairy industry.
His skills and experience speak not only to his trusted political instincts and judgement, but also to his expertise and understanding of the winning strategies and tactics needed in high profile campaigns.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts (Politics and History) and a Master’s (Communication) from Monash University.