Founder, Leading Ventures and Board Member, Tällberg Foundation, The Netherlands
Tom Cummings has served as global head of Learning and Organisation Effectiveness for Unilever and ABN Amro Bank; project leader/adviser on planning and learning in companies such as Shell, Compass Group, Fortis, Marakon, BUPA and others. Tom has created and co-designed business transformation and learning vehicles such as Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Center for Strategy Research, Leading Ventures and Common Purpose Netherlands.
Tom has also led the Tällberg Leader Program since 2006 and is a Board Member of the Tällberg Foundation. He is also senior advisor to the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV).
Tom’s work has involved him as a designer and catalyst in hundreds of projects and board retreats across many cultures. He works with people who wish to engage with complexity and want to learn how to move between and across different perspectives. The approach helps to integrate experience and anticipate challenges. His work encourages leaders to be present and mindful of their personal impact while sustaining a perspective on their legacy in the wider world.
Tom served on the Tällberg Foundation Global Leadership Prize Jury 2015 and 2016.