Founder & CEO
Tom founded the Skills Builder Partnership in 2009, whilst a secondary school teacher in Hackney. The Skills Builder Partnership brings together more than 550 schools and colleges, 130 employers and 100 other skills-building organisations around a common language and approach to building essential skills. The Partnership won the UK Social Enterprise Award for impact in 2017.
Tom was the 2009 UK Entrepreneurship Teacher of the Year. He has served as a non-executive director of Teach First and has also been recognised as one of the UK’s leading social entrepreneurs by being elected an Ashoka Fellow in 2017. He holds a BA in Economics & Management from the University of Oxford. His first book, The Missing Piece was published by John Catt Publishing in October 2017.