Following graduation in 1988 Tom spent his early career at Terry Farrell and Partners working on several award-winning projects in UK and in Hong Kong. Tom joined Acanthus LW in 2002 and was appointed Director in 2004.

Tom has extensive knowledge in design management, team leadership, site supervision and negotiations with clients, stakeholders, contractors and consultants. Tom is a highly experienced designer and design team leader with strong technical skills, experienced in leading complex multi stakeholder projects. Experience covers a range of sectors including Infrastructure, Education, Residential, and Listed Building Restorations.