"Prior to joining The Conservation Volunteers as Marketing Director in 1986, Tom worked for A.E. Herbert Ltd (machine tools), WS Atkins and 3M UK. He became The Conservation Volunteers Group Chief Executive in 2001. He has sat on a number of government boards including the Home Office Volunteering Group, the New Deal Taskforce, the UK Biodiversity Steering Group, and was a board member of ACEVO (Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations). He is a member of the Joint Agency Forum for Cleaner, Safer, Greener communities. Tom is a regular conference speaker on environmental and social issues and was delighted to see The Conservation Volunteers' work recognised when he was appointed CBE in the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours." 
Resources and articles
- The Conservation Volunteers People, organizational web page, accessed July 2, 2012.