With a varied and international background spanning real estate, retail and investment, Tom is driven byapassion to change the world through design. Appointed CEO in 2016, his vision is shaped by the desire to leave a positive, lasting legacy for people, places and the built environment, underpinned by economic prosperity, social wellbeing and sustainable developments. As CEO, Tom has created a global family of integrated design businesses within Handley House. Once a stand-alone firm, Benoy now operates alongside Holmes Woodand Uncommon Land, benefiting from a range of complementary disciplines and collaborative opportunities. Tomhas also overseen the company’s shift into new service areas, including wider mixed-use and master planning schemes,and its expansion into new sectors,such as aviation. This strategic redirection has led to landmark project wins, such as Terminal 4 and JewelChangi Airport, Singapore; ICONSIAM, Thailand and Royalmount, Canada.Tom is hands-on and engaged in his role, working alongside clients to help them realise their ambitions. Drawing on his past experience, he understands and helps to bring together the core components of successful design solutions –solutions which deliver longevity and value for clients, shareholder sand wider stakeholders. When he’s not working, Tom enjoys spending time with his family and indulging his passion for sport on the golf course and tennis court. He also coaches at a local rugby club and holds a board advisory role at his beloved Nottingham Forest FC.