RSM Australia

Biography

Tom is an executive with over 21 years' professional experience serving a range of international and Australian clients in public sector, health, insurance and manufacturing. He has a distinguished record of successful projects across a number of business advisory domains.

Solutions Thomas provides

Tom has either led or been a part of an executive team responsible for advising clients in the areas of:

  • strategic cost management
  • program and business case management
  • business process and re-engineering and development
  • strategic market analysis and review
  • economic and financial feasibility
  • financial modelling and due diligence
  • outsourcing implementation and transition
  • benchmarking analysis
  • enterprise resource planning (ERP) system implementations
  • internal and external audit
  • risk management and compliance

Significant projects

In his most recent engagement for the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA), Tom co-led the design and implementation of DoHA’s grants management system and associated business process. Through this project Tom was responsible for the development of DoHAs grants policy and procedures to manage grants.

Tom spent five years as part of Accenture’s program management office leadership team on the working with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) change program. This $750m project fundamentally improves the way ATO administers tax.

He has detailed experience in the design of financial and case management systems, business process associated for public and private healthcare provider, specialising in the design, delivery and strategic operation of health care.

Professional associations

  • Associate Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Qualifications

  • Masters of Economics (International Finance) Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Economics, ANU
Publications

Activity Based Costing - As easy as ABC

22 December 2015
Whether you are trying to reduce your operating expenses, improve efficiency or determine how much to charge your customers, gaining an understanding of your cost structure is an important first step. RSM is experienced at undertaking cost structure analysis and a key approach we use is Activity Based Costing (ABC).  ABC is a...

Improving IT cost efficiency

21 December 2015
The role of the CIO is changing from being a provider of IT services to being a broker of IT services, making the importance of having a solid understanding of the cost of delivering IT services more significant. CIOs across industries and organisations continue to find themselves under pressure to deliver increasingly complex services in a rapi...

Rapid and sustained cost reduction

21 December 2015
Delivering sustained cost reduction strategies for your organisation through identifying, prioritising and eliminating waste. Achieving sustainable cost reduction With the economy remaining sluggish and government beginning to reign-in spending, businesses and agencies continue to seek out cost reductions and efficiencies. With...