Tom Harley is Managing Director of Dragoman. He is a political scientist with an economics and finance background.
In 2008, Tom was appointed non-executive Chairman of Dow Chemical (Australia) and Senior Advisor to The Dow Chemical Company’s Executive Leadership Team (Globally).
Tom was President of Corporate Development at BHP, where he designed and implemented BHP’s worldwide political risk analysis methodology and developed strategies in countries where BHP wanted to do business – including some very challenging countries. He has worked on fiscal regime issues across the resources sector in many different countries. He was previously head of Mergers and Acquisitions for BHP’s Petroleum Group. Prior to his work in Petroleum, Tom was involved in BHP’s financial restructuring and funding in BHP’s Corporate Treasury.
Tom is a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University and Chairman of the Australia Saudi Business Council. Tom was previously President of the Victorian Arts Centre Trust.