Tom Culham, an engineer, held a variety of senior business leadership roles in the resource sector. In 2007 he shifted his focus to practicing, researching and applying the contemplative aspects of ancient wisdom traditions in contemporary education. His Ph. D thesis (SFU 2012) Ethics Education of Business Leaders, was published as a book. Tom is dedicated to conceptual and action research focused on advancing holistic education of body, emotion, mind and spirit as a means of transforming the world to a sustainable peace.Tom is currently Lecturer Strategy, Beedie School of Business Simon Fraser University.
Simon Fraser University Faculty of Education Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation Medal Winner 2013, Recipient of the Paul Tai Yip Ng Memorial Award for the best graduate student paper for 2010 managed by the David Lam Center.