Tom has 19 years of experience leading teams all over the world in both the private and not-for-profit sectors. This includes over 10 years of experience in organisational development, focusing on setting up teams and management systems to improve performance. He also has over 15 years of project management experience, from NGOs in Africa to international consulting to regulated manufacturing industries in the UK.
As Operations Manager at Synergy, Tom is responsible for ensuring that our consultants are supported in delivering on Synergy’s commitments. This includes project management systems, operations, internal policy, contract management, performance measurement and reporting to directors.
Prior to working with Synergy, Tom was the country director for the Swiss NGO SolidarMed. He used his background in organisational development and programme management to restructure the country-level programme and expand the health projects portfolio. Tom also managed multi-disciplinary teams in delivering ISO-accredited quality management systems and a CSR oversight system for the market-leading carbon aggregator EcoSecurities.
Tom is a qualified Project Manager and Chartered Mechanical Engineer with extensive experience in the chemical and water sectors in the UK, where he managed large project teams in delivering high-value infrastructure and mechanical projects. His passion for social and environmental performance is augmented with an MSc in Applied Development Studies from the University of Reading.