Tom works on the History of Whitehall project. He joined the Institute for Government from the Open Data Institute, where he advised governments and businesses around the world on strategies to make better use of data. Tom oversaw research on data policy across Europe, helped design and launch a government-supported start-up hub in Mexico City, and led work programmes on the energy sector and the sharing economy.
Before that, he worked at the think tank Reform, where his research focused on health, social care and criminal justice policy. Tom holds a degree in History and Politics from the London School of Economics.