Permira Advisers LLC
320 Park Avenue
Tom has a degree in Chemistry and Political Science from Duke University, USA, and an MBA from Harvard Business School, USA.
Tom became Co-Managing Partner in 2008, having joined Permira as a Partner in 2005 to build the North American business. He serves on the Board, the Executive Committee, is a member of the Investment Committee and in June 2011 became the Fund Minder of Permira IV, Permira Europe III, Permira Europe II and Permira Europe I. Tom has worked on a number of transactions including Aearo Technologies, Freescale Semiconductor, Genesys, Intelsat and Jet Aviation and is responsible for the oversight of the Legico investment.
Prior to joining Permira, Tom was a partner in the New York buy-out firm Forstmann Little & Co, where he worked for 13 years.