Tom is an entrepreneur, rancher and tourism operator with a degree in Agriculture from the University of Edinburgh. Since 1992, he has been working on a large scale tourism, ranching and conservation project here in Northern Kenya. He founded Loisaba in 1997, and since then has seen it change from a simple ranch to a successful conservancy. As the CEO, he is responsible for a labour force of over 250, livestock, security, wildlife conservation, maintenance of infrastructure and the implementation of new projects contributing to research and conservation. He also provides support to neighbouring communities in the way of health and education programmes and grazing plans for their livestock, and has a proven track record in creating and managing a successful, high-end tourism and conservation business catering to the international market.