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Tom Brown

Senior Fellow, Human Capital
The Conference Board

Tom Brown

Tom Brown is a Senior Fellow, Human Capital at The Conference Board. In this role, Tom supports the Human Capital Practice which includes The Conference Board Human Capital Exchange™, research, conferences, webcasts and programs in a broad spectrum of human capital areas.

Prior to serving as a Senior Fellow, Tom served as Director, Human Resources for Rolls Royce plc as well as with Brambles Industries Limited in Australia, where he was Senior Vice President – Human Resources.

Previously, Tom was the Group Human Resources Director for Allied Domecq plc, based in the UK. He also spent six years with BHP in Melbourne, Australia, first as head of Human Resources for BHP Petroleum and then as head of the Human Resources function for BHP as a whole. He was a member of the team responsible for the merger and integration of BHP Billiton. His earlier career was spent in a variety of human resources roles with Mobil Corporation, in Europe, Africa and the USA.

Tom holds a Master of Arts degree (French) from Aberdeen University.