Tom Wilkinson

Tom Wilkinson

Former CEO, AXA Global Healthcare

Tom Wilkinson is an international business executive, with his most recent role being CEO of AXA Global Healthcare, a leading healthcare company devoted to providing international private health insurance to customers all over the world. In addition to his role as CEO, Tom has been a director on the boards of several other companies, including AXA Mansard Insurance in Nigeria and ICAS Southern Africa, the regional leading provider of behavioural risk management services.

Since leaving university in 1996, Tom has worked for a variety of global organisations, including IBM, Credit Suisse, AXA and the Japanese ministry of foreign affairs. His roles have meant that in addition to the UK, he has lived in Japan, Denmark, Switzerland, France, the US and Italy. He is married with two children (and two dogs), and he had his first child while living in Switzerland. His wife is Ukrainian by birth.

Prior to joining AXA Global Healthcare as CEO, Tom spent a year volunteering for a children’s cancer charity based in the French Alps, pursuing a French degree and training for the ‘UTMB’, an infamous mountain ultra-running event. Prior to this, he held marketing, product development and strategy roles at the UK’s leading provider of investment solutions.

In addition to his first degree in Sociology, Tom holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) which he acquired at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.

Tom is currently taking 12 months out to complete a mountain guiding qualification in Europe before taking on his next corporate challenge.