Tom Pellman

A Director, Tom is responsible for building up Blackpeak's presence on the West Coast and in the Americas overall. In addition to working with West Coast-based clients, Tom also helps manage due diligence and corporate investigation projects for many of Blackpeak’s largest existing clients.

Previously, Tom was Operational Head of Blackpeak’s Beijing office, primarily managing risk advisory projects in Greater China and North Asia and overseeing the Beijing office’s day-to-day operations. He lived in China for over a decade and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Prior to joining Blackpeak, Tom worked at Vestas A/S, the world’s largest wind power company for four years, leading intelligence analysis across Asia Pacific (17 countries), tracking markets, competitors, customers and policy developments. Tom also has experience working as a business journalist and editor in China, covering renewable energy and other industries, for China Economic Review and other leading publications.

Tom holds BAs in Philosophy and Anthropology from Indiana University, where he graduated with highest distinction and Phi Beta Kappa. He passed the Level 1 Chartered Financial Analyst exam in 2013.

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