Full Name: Dr.Tom Deans
Education: University of Warwick (Ph.D. in Politics)
Dr. Tom Deans graduated from the University of Warwick, England with a Ph.D. in Politics in 1988. He is a thought leader on intergenerational wealth transfer and international best-selling author of "Every Family’s Business" (2009). With more than a million copies in circulation, Every Family's Business 2009 is the best selling family business book of all time.
The sequel, Willing Wisdom 2013 is also an international best seller that answers the question "How prepared is your family to inherit?". His research and thought leadership on the subjects of wealth transfers, preparing heirs and family dynamics has made him an in-demand speaker. Since the release of his first book in 2009, Dr. Tom has delivered more than 1000 paid speeches in 20 countries.
He has also provided advanced training to advisors employed by the world's largest financial institutions, law firms and accounting firms. Previously, Dr. Tom Deans was the CEO of a large multinational family business, has worked in banking and in government relations, and has been the president of a railway.
Dr. Tom has been featured in numerous magazines and journals including Profit, Money Sense, Inc. The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. A frequent guest on CNBC, Money Line and BNN, Dr. Deans is a highly sought after international public speaker on succession planning, wealth management and philanthropic giving.