Tom Beardmore-Gray - Director of Finance & Operations
Responsible for both the Finance and ICT departments, Tom has an MA in Modern History from University College, Oxford and spent three years in the Metropolitan Police before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant at Price Waterhouse.
After working for Price Waterhouse in both London and Strasbourg, Tom joined Pepsi Cola International in 1991.
In 1994 Tom
moved to the De Beers Group
spent over fifteen years.
During his time at De Beers, Tom held a number of positions based in both this country and overseas - these include the roles of Senior Vice President, De Beers Canada, Managing Director De Beers Russia, CFO/COO Forevermark (the Consumer Marketing Division of De Beers) and President and Chief Executive Officer of Archangel Diamond Corporation.
Tom is very interested in educational issues and is a Governor of Lambrook School, an independent prep school in Berkshire.
comes from a family of educators - his
father taught in a prep school and two of his
brothers are Headmaster and Deputy Headmaster of prep schools.
is married with three children, all of whom are being educated independently.