Tomas Björkman is an entrepreneur in financial services, media, property and banking. He founded Investment Banking Partners AB and served as chairman of EFG Investment Bank. In 2008, Tomas established the Ekskäret Foundation in Stockholm, which aims to facilitate personal development and social change. A special focus of the foundation is supporting the development of social entrepreneurs and the understanding of the complexities of social change. The foundation operates a conference and retreat facility on its island Ekskäret in the Stockholm archipelago.
Tomas is also the co-founder of the research institute Perspectiva in London and of the Co-creation Loft in Berlin. He is the author of three recent books: The Market Myth (2016), Världen vi skapar (2017) and, together with Lene Andersen, The Nordic Secret (2017). Tomas divides his time between London, Stockholm and Berlin.