Tom first started volunteering for Headway Thames Valley in 2009, whilst studying for a Masters in Neuropsychology. After graduating he moved into a career away from psychology but wanted to continue to work with the charity, and became a trustee in 2015, before taking the chair-ship in 2020. Tom currently works as a Business Transformation Manager for Sage.

In his spare time he is a keen runner and cyclist and has taken part in fundraising events for Headway Thames Valley.