Tom began working in the music industry as a programmer for The Big Chill festival in the UK and India. He also established a dynamic year-round music programme for The Big Chill Group’s London venues. This was followed by contemporary music programming positions at the Barbican Centre in London and Warwick Arts Centre in the West Midlands.
Working with No-Nation, Tom developed and produced events for venues and organisations including Sydney Opera House, South Bank Centre, Royal Opera House, Brighton Festival and Music Beyond Mainstream. More recently, he has developed UK and international touring projects with Asian Dub Foundation, The Light Surgeons and CDR.
Tom joined the British Council's music team in 2015 with responsibility for South Asia and Wider Europe.