Tom specialises as a child and adolescent psychiatrist and has degrees in software engineering, economics and public policy.
Since working as a full-time management consultant with PwC and BDO, Tom has spent time in clinical practice, academia and consultancy.
Tom conducts reviews on healthcare policy issues and has held operational positions with the Care Quality Commission and Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management. He has also held a range of committee and associate positions with Monitor, British Medical Association, Royal College of Psychiatrists and General Medical Council.
Tom was Principal Investigator on the Newcastle University Learning Healthcare Project and was also a special advisor to the Wachter Review, writing the chapter on the computerisation of General Practice. Tom currently advises on a number of national and international Learning Health System panels.