Tom joined BritainThinks in October 2016, having previously led the Corporate Research Team at research agency ComRes, where he specialised in exploring complex financial services policy issues with the general public – Tom has led high-profile research on issues including pensions reform, the mis-selling of Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) and competition within the UK retail banking sector.
Tom has delivered major studies for a range of public and private sector clients, including the General Medical Council, the Ministry of Defence, the British Bankers Association and TSB. Tom holds a first class undergraduate degree in Modern Languages from the University of Cambridge and an M.Phil. in European Politics from the University of Oxford. Tom speaks French and German fluently.