Finastra was formed on the merger of D+H and Misys in June 2017, creating a company with over 10,000 employees, 9,000 customers (including 48 of the world’s top 50 banks) and revenues of $2.1B.
Until June 2017, Tom held the role of COO for Misys. Between June 2017 and February 2018, Tom was fully dedicated to leading the planning and execution of the Integration of D+H and Misys to become one company.
Now resuming the role of COO, Tom leads all of Finastra’s global customer-facing operations responsible for the customer lifecycle post-sale. These organisations strive to drive customer success and embody the company’s customer-first approach.
Tom joined Misys in 2009. During a series of roles, he has been variously responsible for Customer Support, Cloud Enablement, Platform as a Service, Corporate Development, Finance, HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Procurement. In 2012, Tom was Acting Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Misys plc, then listed in London. He led the company through a transition period, culminating in a take-private with Vista Equity Partners.
Prior to 2009, Tom spent eight years with GE Healthcare, a division of the General Electric Company, in a series of roles, ultimately as General Counsel, EMEA, where he was a member of a leadership team responsible for a business with revenues of more than $5B.
Tom began his career in the City of London. He is admitted as a solicitor (non-practising) in England & Wales. He graduated from Oxford University with a BA (Hons) in Metallurgy & Materials Science.