Tom grew up in the salubrious climes of the Cotswolds, UK, which fuelled an early appetite for beautiful places. After a brief flirtation with the financial world, he relocated to Nepal to write for an independent newspaper. High on the Himalayan plateau he discovered photography and a love for travel.
After completing a Journalism Masters at City University Tom then explored his own country as reporter for BBC Radio 4 and began shooting for newspapers in London. In 2004 he was drawn back to Asia, basing himself in Sri Lanka for three years where he covered the tsunami as a photographer, BBC radio journalist and writer.
In 2008 he moved to Mumbai, India and travelled worldwide as a photographer. In 2010 he was appointed photo editor of Condé Nast Traveller India, launching Asia’s first edition of the magazine.
In 2011 he returned to the UK and is a contributing photographer for Condé Nast Traveller India and Architectural Digest India.
His work appears regularly in international publications including Condé Nast Traveller (UK, India), Condé Nast Traveler (US), Departures Magazine (US), Vogue (Australia, India), GQ, GEO, House and Garden, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, WIRED (UK), Guardian, Independent, Marie Claire (France).
His shoots a wide range of commercial work both in the UK and internationally and loves to work with new clients on challenging commissions. His photographs are held in private and corporate collections in Asia and Europe.
In 2012 he is publishing a book on the development of Modern India, whilst continuing to add to the list of 54 countries he has worked in.