Tom is research manager at the NGA. He leads on NGA research-based projects, with some of his outputs including work around Ofsted local authority school improvement inspections and executive Headteacher. He is currently working on projects around Headteacher recruitment, Headteacher performance appraisal and multi-academy trust case-studies. Tom is also part of the wider policy and information team at the NGA and leads on secondary assessment, Prevent and sixth-forms.
Before joining the NGA, Tom achieved a first class degree in History and Politics from the University of Lancaster. He has recently achieved a distinction in a research methods MA from the University of Birmingham.