Tom is a creative entrepreneur, producer and writer, with three decades of experience in film, television, interactive media and theatre. Both in the commercial world and working closely with the public sector. Tom was founder and CEO of SohoCreate the festival covering creative process set in Soho, London. Tom is a past BAFTA winner and was awarded an MBE for services to the creative industries in 2012. Tom is a Clore Leadership Fellow and graduate of Harvard Business School’s short course in Private Equity and Venture Capital. Tom has served on the Advisory Board for IPPR North, the Board of Culture North East and the management board of music accelerator Generator. He is currently Chair of the Advisory Board for Haven London a mental health charity and a Trustee of the Hospital Club Foundation.