Chief executive officer
Tom joined OAT in September 2023 as chief executive officer. He is responsible for leading the organisation, working closely with the board of trustees and national directors to deliver OAT’s mission and strategy.
Tom was previously executive director at Ambition Institute, where he led professional development programmes for over 50,000 teachers nationally.
Tom was a headteacher for ten years and education director of a medium-sized multi-academy trust. He has served on various reference groups including the Headteacher Standards review group, was a member of the Regional School Commissioner’s headteacher board and has held several trusteeships.