Tom has worked at Astute since March 2015, as the business development and compliance manager, but has been known to Andy McLaughlin for a number of years. Tom previously worked for the group that owned one of the largest SIPP providers in the UK, as a compliance and training manager, a role he held for 16 years. Tom also serves on the regional Personal Finance Society committee and has done so for the last 17 years. He is currently the education officer for the region.
Tom is both a Chartered Financial Planner and a Certified Financial Planner, and has worked in this profession since the late 80s.
Tom enjoys playing the 5 string banjo when not at work, particularly bluegrass and classical fingerstyle, and has quite a collection of banjos ranging from 1890 to the present day.