Tom Wilcox

Tom Wilcox

Senior Partner and Founder

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“If there is a Platonic Realm of Forms, then Tom Wilcox is the apotheosis of a cultural strategist within it”

Hanif Kureishi
Writer

Tom’s work includes strategic and business planning, finance, management consultancy, interim management and governance. He has worked as a consultant with clients including Tate, V&A Dundee, Nasjonal Museet Oslo, Kunsthal Aarhus, De La Warr Pavilion, DACS, Punch Drunk, Clore Leadership Programme, Royal College of Music, London International Festival of Theatre, Rambert, Hepworth Wakefield, Nottingham Contemporary, Welsh National Opera, British Council, Arts Council England and British Postal Museum & Archive.

Before founding Counterculture, Tom worked as Managing Director at Whitechapel Gallery from 2003 until 2010 where he led a £14m expansion and the Gallery’s finance, HR, business planning, IT, operations and commercial activities. He was previously at Arts Council England, the Poetry Society and Siobhan Davies Dance Company. Tom trained at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Public Sector/Charities department. He is a Chartered Governance Professional (Fellow of ICSA), also holding a Diploma in Charity Accounting from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Tom was a Governance Associate on the Clore Board Development Programme for 12 years and has been a visiting lecturer at Chelsea College and Goldsmith’s College.

Tom was a contributor to the book Common Ground, a collection of writing about authorship and place. He is a music curator, producer and musician. Tom is Chair of Workplace Foundation and a trustee of Whitechapel Gallery Buildings Trust and Rebecca Swift Foundation.

“Many artists, cultural organisations and creative businesses are flourishing as a result of Tom Wilcox’s advice”

Stewart Drew, Chief Executive
De La Warr Pavilion

Tom’s work includes strategic and business planning, finance, management consultancy, interim management and governance. He has worked as a consultant with clients including Tate, V&A Dundee, Nasjonal Museet Oslo, Kunsthal Aarhus, De La Warr Pavilion, DACS, Punch Drunk, Clore Leadership Programme, Royal College of Music, London International Festival of Theatre, Rambert, Hepworth Wakefield, Nottingham Contemporary, Welsh National Opera, British Council, Arts Council England and British Postal Museum & Archive.

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