Tom is an entrepreneur focused on accelerating the application of modern science in the everyday practice of medicine.
He is the Director of Industry Strategy & Partnerships for the Institute for Functional Medicine, the global leader in functional medicine. He also co-founded LeadHealth, the first organisation to utilise functional medicine to reduce healthcare costs for self-insured employers.
In 2015, he successfully launched a medical cost-sharing community called Liberty Direct as a physician-integrated alternative to health insurance. The following year, he was recognised by Forbes as one of the ten would-be signers of the Employers’ Declaration of Independence from health insurance.
He was previously the Chief Strategy Officer of the American Academy of Private Physicians.