In the late 1980’s, Tom moved from London to New York to study at the prestigious Parsons School of Design. He then went on to assist Steven Meisel from May 1994 to December 1996, getting his first agent in January 1997. Tom shot his first editorial for Vogue just three months later, March 1997, with a run of Vogue covers of Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Stella Tenant to top off his first year. Tom has not looked back since.
His dedication and passion towards his craft continues to attract the industry’s leading designers and brands such as Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy, Guerlain, Saint Laurent and Tom Ford, as well as many of the world’s most prestigious and influential magazines including Vanity Fair and Vogue Italia.
Collaborating with stars Adele, Angelina Jolie, Beyonce, Cate Blanchett, Dustin Hoffman, Eva Green, Johnny Depp, Joaquin Phoenix, Julianne Moore, Justin Timberlake, Kate Winslet, Leonardo Di Caprio, Lily-Rose Depp, Madonna, Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman, Rihanna and Scarlett Johansson he is well known for his celebrity portraiture.
Tom started directing films in 2008, his directorial debut being a collaboration with Madonna, on music video ‘Give it to me’ featuring Pharrell Williams. This in turn lead to another four film projects and numerous photographic collaborations with the ‘Queen of Pop’, as well as shooting her tour book “Sticky & Sweet”.
Subsequently, Tom has directed films and television commercials for Giorgio Armani ‘Si’ fragrance starring Cate Blanchett, Dolce and Gabbana ‘Wild about Fall’, Tom Ford ‘Lips and Boys’ and most recently Lancome ‘Renergie’ starring Kate Winslet.