Tom studied Fashion Design at Ravensbourne University and completed an MA in Menswear Design at London’s Royal College of Art. His career has spanned many different sides of fashion through a portfolio of different industry roles in design, trend forecasting and higher education. He won the 2010 Menswear Award at Graduate Fashion Week and was part of the Olympics Drawn exhibition after designing the costumes for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Before joining the school as Digital Learning Manager in 2022 he was a Learning Designer at Falmouth University where he is still Course Lead of MA Sustainable Fashion. He lives and works in Falmouth where he has a spaniel called Cosmo, an art studio and works with the Loveland Community project developing a fibre farm showcase for Cornwall.