Director of Tax Investigations
In 1999 Tom joined the Inland Revenue, which later merged to form HM Revenue & Customs. After a number of years in tax advisory and management roles Tom successfully applied for Inspector Training and qualified in 2006 following an 18-month training period. From there he spent tours of duty as an investigator in all the customer segments dealing with the tax affairs of local businesses right up to worldwide groups which are household names. Following promotion in 2013 to Senior Officer, Tom spent 4 years in management roles providing strategic and technical leadership to teams of investigators before returning to the front line as an investigator looking at Complex Evasion. In July 2017 Tom left the civil service to become WTT’s first Head of Tax.
In his role Tom uses his extensive specialism with HMRC process and tax disputes to develop strategy and resolution solutions which are then implemented company wide, whilst also being the senior manager for the entire Tax Team.
Outside of work Tom can usually be found watching sports or in the gym, where he has a keen interest in boxingContact Thomas Wallace