Thought leader

People development expert

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Tom Harkin is one of Australia’s pre-eminent advanced facilitators and executive coaches. As Founder of Tomorrow Architects, a pioneering consultancy breaking ground in behavioural change, leadership development and organisational transformation, he is a thought leader that has mastered the recipe that reveals individual and collective genius, and a relentless student of the human condition.

With over 15 years experience developing the leaders of tomorrow, Tom has had a direct impact on over 150,000 executives across the globe. Tom’s signature strength is his ability to create psychologically safe environments of intimate challenge, provoking change with groups and organisations of all sizes through authenticity, honesty and a unique conversational style of group facilitation.

Tom has led countless immersive executive leadership interventions with the likes of McKinsey (ELP - A/NZ, USA & Nairobi), IKEA, Telstra, YPO, Twinings and Bastion, and is renowned for building rapid social capital, breakthrough leadership and team performance, emotional agility, enhanced culture, resilience and animating diversity to name a few.

One of Tom’s passion projects was the founding of Tomorrow Man, a social enterprise aimed at starting a conversation among men, both young and old, to reinvent masculinity by challenging traditional stereotypes and training emotional muscle. Featured on ABC’s acclaimed documentary Man Up, Tom’s impact has extended to celebrities, professional athletes in elite sport, and teenagers.

Read more about his work with men, youth and in the corporate sector.

Portrait by Toby Hudson

Tom is an inspirational facilitator with exceptional depth and range. He has the unique ability to pinpoint the areas to drive transformational change and can do so with a broad audience. I have personally experienced Tom’s impact with youth and the most senior level of Executives. He is authentic, courageous and committed; truly an exceptional facilitator and leader
— Mike McGrath PwC | Managing Partner - CMO Telstra Lead Partner