Tom co-founded HAT Projects after previously holding senior roles within some of the UK's leading architecture practices. He has a particular passion for, and expertise with arts and cultural projects, to which he brings a rigorous analysis alongside a creative energy and attention to every detail.

Prior to forming HAT Projects, Tom was an Associate at Haworth Tompkins where he worked on a range of building types for high profile clients including the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Theatre Royal Bath. Tom was the Project Architect on the Egg children's theatre in Bath, which won several awards including an RIBA Conservation Award, an USITT Award with Merit, and Bath & North East Somerset's Design Quality Award. Other projects included the Theatre Museum, the Haunch of Venison Gallery and both commercial and residential developments for Dorrington Properties.

Tom was subsequently the project architect at Tony Fretton Architects on the new British Embassy in Warsaw where he gained experience of working overseas with an executive design team. He also previously worked at MOOarc and Paxton Locher. Tom is a trustee of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation and a passionate, if sometimes frustrated, Arsenal fan.