Shaun Tomson

Shaun Tomson

Entrepreneur, author, world-champion surfer

Through stories of character, purpose and commitment, experienced during a lifetime spent riding the world's most challenging waves, Shaun Tomson reveals a simple system to find purpose and optimise performance.

Drawing on years of surfing and business experience, Shaun shows how to create transformational change and activate the internal power to be the best one can be in the pursuit of a meaningful life. Utilising the principles of positive leadership, Shaun outlines the Code Method, an actionable personal development programme that re-energises and reconnects people to their fundamental purpose, and improves engagement and performance.

Shaun Tomson is a former world-surfing champion. He has a bachelor in commerce from the University of KwaZulu-Nayal in South Africa, and an MSc in leadership from Northeastern University in the USA.

He created and sold two popular apparel brands: Instinct in the 1980s and Solitude in the '90s, co-founded with his wife Carla. He is the author of Surfer's Code (2006) and The Code-The Power of "I Will" (2012). He also produced and co-wrote the documentary film Bustin' Down the Door (2006) and is a former board member of Surfrider Foundation and the Santa Barbara Boys & Girls Club.

Shaun lectures widely on leadership and the importance of creating a personal code to create a purposeful life and achieve optimal performance.

‘Find your path, find your purpose, find your power’ – see Shaun Tomson on YouTube.