Tom is also a leading author in the area of international arbitration including the Handbook of ICC Arbitration (3rd edition) (with Michael Bühler), the Handbook of UNCITRAL Arbitration, the Handbook of Investment Arbitration and numerous articles on arbitration and arbitration procedure. He was a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration from 2006 until 2012.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the lists of arbitrators of a number of leading arbitration institutions. He was educated at the University of Toronto (JD), Cambridge University (LL.M.) and the University of Paris I (DEA).
In addition to his arbitration practice, Tom is active as a mediator particularly in cross border and dual language mediations.