Tom moved to Cambridge as a boy and started at St Faith’s in 1990, moving on to The Leys in 1992.
After leaving he went onto Southampton University where he achieved a 1st Class Honours degree in Sports Science, he joined the BBC as a Sports Reporter with Radio Cambridgeshire in 2002. He quickly progressed to become Sports Editor, Presenter and Commentator. He has anchored a range of news and sports programmes, presenting live from some of the country’s top venues including Wembley, Lord’s and Twickenham.
In 2008, he joined BBC TV’s Look East as Chief Sports Presenter in Norwich. From here Tom has reported for the BBC at the London 2012 Olympics and has been a reporter and presenter on BBC national news, BBC World (estimated audience 76 million!) and Radio 5 Live.
Tom, who was Head of Latham House whilst at St Faith’s, is also a sportsman. He started playing golf at St Faith’s, swinging his first club at Latham Road under the tutelage of former Headmaster, Mr Dyson. He went on to become Captain and President of his university golf team and finished in the top ten of an international university tournament held at St Andrews. He has also represented Cambridgeshire and the Gog Magog Golf Club. He also played county and regional football and county hockey after playing for the first teams in rugby, hockey and cricket at both St Faith’s and The Leys.
Tom is married to a teacher, Polly. They have twins, a son, Alexander and a daughter, Arabella and live near Cambridge.