Tom has previously worked with Sustrans, Bracknell Forest Council, Surrey Wildlife
Trust, Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Wildlife Trust before starting as Steel
Valley Project’s Project Manager in 2015.
As Project Manager, he is responsible for delivering the strategic plan of the Steel
Valley Project developed with the Steering Group.
This requires the development of effective partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders
such as; community groups, landowners, private business, local authorities and regional/national
agencies. In addition Tom finds the money to pay for the SVP’s activities and he
develops funding from a broad range of sources.
Liasing with project partners, external organisations and the local community, Tom
develops work including; habitat management, access works, training, education and
With over 10 years’ experience in the environmental industry, Tom has skills and
qualifications that include education, training, event management, contract supervision,
management planning and practical countryside work.
He provides additional support to SVP volunteers and staff and manages the day to
day running of the organisation.
Outside of work, Tom is a keen cyclist, competing in mountain bike races and occasional
road races, as well as exploring the world on his bike, including trips on his tandem
with his wife.