Tom joined Social Finance in 2014, and works on analytical, research and practice transformation projects within children’s services – early years, early help, SEND and social care. He has worked with the DfE to develop a new approach to assessing the value for money of the £7bn budget for children with SEND, as well as with local authorities to meet the challenge of rising demand for SEND support.
Tom has also worked on a range outcomes-focused projects with local authorities and central government departments, from co-developing outcomes frameworks to performance management, and is Fellow of the Government Outcomes Lab (GO Lab), Blavatnik School of Government.
Tom has a background in social enterprise at Social Enterprise UK and The DoNation, and also worked at the Social Market Foundation, a leading cross-party think tank. He holds a BA in Classics from Oxford University.