Tom Griffith co-founded Emma & Tom’s in 2004 with his childhood friend Emma Welsh. Both share a passion for healthy choices, active life and everyday, balanced nutrition and saw a need for an Australianhealthy, great tasting snack and juice alternative to sugary, preservative-riddled, over-processed options out there already.
Based on the simple and powerful philosophy ‘LookAfter Yourself’, Emma & Tom’s has grown to become one of Australia’s greatest startup business success stories and an internationally recognised brand.Boasting a range of whole fruit, naturally good for you products now available in over 5000 retail outlets nationwide, the business has expanded distribution to global markets and new consumer categories and continues to deliver their wholesome brand promise to thousands of people every day.
Tom’s background includes a diverse portfolio of business, finance, investment banking and innovation roles within Australia and internationally.Tom also holds a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Melbourne, is a Chartered Accountant and has a Fellowship of Finance.
“We believe people are happier when they are healthier. We believe if you eat well, you stay well. We help people look after themselves.”
Tom is regularly sought after as a speaker on entrepreneurship, the business of startups, building brand and the secret to successful partnerships. Tom is also a passionate and outstanding community leader who contributes many pro bono hours to local social justice initiatives, sits on the board of multiple charity organisations and Emma & Tom’s contributes $100,000 annually to local. Not For Profit organisations who seek to alleviate poverty, boost economic empowerment, andinitiate education and health projects Australia-wide. Tom also co-founded The Unite Project with the Cotton On Group whose mission is to fight youth homelessness across Australia.