Tom was a Director of Tasplan from 2020 until the fund merged to become Spirit Super in April 2021. Tom has led a State Branch of Australia’s main public sector union, the CPSU, since 2003. He’s the Federal President of the CPSU’s State Public Service Division. Tom represents the union at a national and international level including being involved with organisations researching the future of work and corporate tax accountability. He's active in the global federation of workers in public services, the Public Services International. Tom has led a range of public campaigns opposing privatisation and promoting the importance of well-funded public services.