Tom Seymour is the CEO of PwC Australia, and leads a team of more than 700 partners and 8000 staff across PwC’s three businesses – Assurance, Financial Advisory and Consulting.
Previously, Tom was Managing Partner of PwC Australia’s Financial Advisory business, covering Tax and Legal services, Deals, Infrastructure advisory and Private Clients. He was also the Tax Leader for PwC’s Asia Pacific network, and part of the PwC Global Tax and legal leadership team.
Admitted as a partner in 2002, Tom has more than 25 years’ experience on taxation matters, particularly in the infrastructure, mining and energy industry sectors. Over his career Tom has led PwC teams advising on some of Australia’s largest public and private transactions. He has played a key role in PwC’s tax policy agenda, working with both state and federal governments seeking to improve Australia’s tax system, and has been a regular contributor to public debates on tax policy and broader economic reform.
Tom is also the Chair of PwC’s Elevate Indigenous Reconciliation Action Plan, and a board member of Top Education Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queensland University of Technology, a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Bond University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He lives in Brisbane with his wife and 3 children.