Tom was formerly Chief Executive of George Spencer Foundation School and Technology College in Nottingham. George Spencer School received three consecutive ‘outstanding’ Ofsted reports.
For 3 years Tom was an Associate Director of the Schools Network and led on workforce-remodelling and helping to develop international school networks in Australia, The United States and Hong Kong.
Tom has published booklets on ‘study leave’, ‘benchmarking and financial planning’ and ‘workforce reform’. Tom has been Executive Chairman of FASNA since 2009.
Tom was made a CBE in 2003.