Educated at Eton College and London University; Tommy then spent ten years as an officer in the Welsh Guards, before starting his business career. He remains heavily involved with his former regiment; as a Regimental Trustee.
His business career so far, spans over twenty years and he is now an experienced Chief Executive and Company Director; having worked in the health, education & social care sectors; since 1989.
Initially as a hospital manager, he managed five hospitals and developed new businesses. Then at Marks & Spencer, he was the executive responsible for healthcare, health and safety & security. From 2004 – 2006, he was with Capio Healthcare UK as an Operations Director in their UK business area.
From July 2006 – January 2008 he was Chief Operating Officer of Optegra; a start-up ophthalmic business. In January 2008 he became Chief Executive of Affinity Healthcare, a specialist mental health provider. Following the sale of Affinity Healthcare in 2010; he then joined Options Group, a special education and care business, as Chief Executive in December 2010.
Tommy lives in Gloucestershire and is married with two grown up children. He remains keen on sports and is an active rugby football referee in the Gloucester Society. He also enjoys game sports and is a keen military historian.