Tom Burnet

Non-executive Chairman

Tom has significant experience of leading and growing technology companies. In addition to his responsibilities at Aker, he is currently Non-executive Chairman of Reward Gateway, who help companies and HR leaders transform the employee experience to attract and retain top talent through employee benefits, strategic reward and recognition and wellbeing programmes. He is also Non-executive Chairman of the Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust plc, a FTSE250 investment trust, that invests in listed and unlisted US growth companies, Non-executive Chairman of Kainos plc, a FTSE250 IT Services business, and a Non-executive Director of the Colombia Threadneedle PE Trust plc. In his last executive role, he was CEO and then Executive Chairman of Accesso Technology Group plc, the leading supplier of technology solutions to the Leisure industry with over 1000 venues served and operations in 30+ countries.  

He started his career as the UK’s youngest army officer serving in the Black Watch (R.H.R.). He has an MBA from the University of Edinburgh and enjoys skiing, sailing, golf and is a member of the Royal Company of Archers, The Kings Bodyguard in Scotland.

I’m proud to be part of such a positive, ambitious group. Our collective obsession on delivering for our clients is incredibly impressive - it’s an inspiring environment to spend time in