Tom is programme director of the education in a digital environment programme which is exploring ways that the proliferation of digital technologies can transform education.
Tom joined Nesta in April 2012. Before joining Nesta he worked as a digital executive producer for broadcasters and production companies specialising in the development of innovative products for children and young people.
As head of digital for Jamie Oliver's production company, Fresh One, Tom led a major partnership between Channel 4, Google and others to create an online educational resource building on the values of Jamie's Dream School.
Tom also worked for the BBC where he led digital development teams at CBBC and CBeebies to create online games and learning products for brands such as Tracy Beaker, Live and Deadly and Blue Peter. He also worked for ITV.com where he executive produced the interactive drama Primeval Evolved which won an international EMMY award for Digital Fiction.