Tom comes from a long line of bookmakers dating back four generations. He became a licensed bookmaker in 2003 at the age of 20 (while completing a double degree of Commerce Liberal Studies at Sydney University) and was Australia’s largest and most profitable on-course bookie by 2008.
In 2010 Tom launched online wagering company TomWaterhouse.com, which was the fastest growing betting business in Australia. In 2013 he sold it at plus 20 times exit. In that year he was also the second most googled name in Australia
In July 2014 Tom became CEO of William Hill Australia operating the William Hill, Tomwaterhouse.com, Centrebet and Sportingbet brands with approx. 500 people and one million clients.
Tom is married with three children.