Tom Griffiths

Tom Griffiths

Entrepreneur, ideas originator, start-up motivator, media figure, author

Recognised as the authority on gap years around the world since 1998, Tom acted as a media spokesperson, Government advisor, conference speaker and consultant in the fastest growing travel industry sector of the Millennium. As the 'Gap Year Guru' Tom was regularly invited to comment globally in the media as an expert on gap year, youth and independent travel related issues. For over a decade he invented products, offerings, phrases and concepts which form the skeleton of the £5bn global Gap Year industry today. Author, Economist, entrepreneur, motivator - the creator of the modern 'Gap Year' industry - Sir Richard Branson once commented that 'His energy and enthusiasm is infectious'.