Tom Batrouney is a surfer, runner and outdoor enthusiast living on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia.
He stood behind the camera chasing pro surfers, fashion models and wild travel in a past life and now
stands in front of it to promote protection of the natural world.
Tom is an entrepreneur and advocate working to stoke the love fire and bring people together. He
creates inspiring, simple concepts followed by actions to fill people with passion and promote the
outdoors. He’s a big believer in challenging himself physically and mentally in nature, that absolutely
anyone is capable of absolutely anything and that the world’s biggest problems can and should be solved
by everyday people.
Tom is a Global Advocate for the Seabin Project for cleaner oceans and in the running world Tom
works with Salomon, LeBent, Single O and Earshots to amplify his message of how simply spending
time outdoors creates healthy people and passion to protect planet.
Tom has a degree in photography from RMIT University and is the Co-Founder and marketer of
sustainable retail concept BLAEK Store which is changing the retail landscape for good and
empowering shoppers to be everyday activists.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF COUNTRY
I acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which I work, live and play. I pay my respects
to their Elders past, present and emerging. I recognise and respect the ongoing connection of all
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to their Country.