Tom leads the school’s strategies to widen access to talented boys from diverse backgrounds, along with holding responsibility for school partnerships and communications. He oversees Eton’s strong and multiple relationships with state sector schools and the community engagement programme, as well as the annual summer schools.
Tom studied at both Oxford and Cambridge universities before becoming a teacher in 2004. From 2010-2016, Tom led an award-winning outreach programme at King Edward’s School, Birmingham.
An Old Etonian himself, he returned in 2016 as Eton’s first Director of Outreach and Partnership (and then Deputy Head). In 2019, Tom oversaw the launch of the Thames Valley Learning Partnership, creating a foundation for collaborative and effective cross-sector relationships between local schools and students.