Tom is an ecologist by training, with extensive experience supporting businesses to manage their exposure to practices that negatively impact nature and society.
Prior to joining Future-Fit Foundation, Tom spent 5 years at Global Canopy, an NGO based in Oxford, supporting companies and financial institutions to remove deforestation from their supply chains. In particular, he led the development of tools and guidance that support banks and investors to develop robust policies on deforestation, and more effectively engage clients and portfolio companies on environmental and social impacts.
Tom holds a DPhil in Zoology from the University of Oxford, and a BSc in Natural Sciences from Durham University. His DPhil thesis investigated the impacts of human land-use change on biodiversity and associated ecosystem functioning.