Tom is an expert in the design and operation of district and communal heat networks with a background in building services mechanical engineering.

Early in his career he co-founded a consultancy that specialised in energy, sustainability and low carbon design in the built environment throughout the UK and internationally. During his time there, Tom focused on CHP, district and communal heating design and worked on energy master planning across the world, including China, India and Egypt, where he produced low-carbon energy strategies for city-scale schemes.

Tom has also been extensively involved in providing ongoing monitoring and support to more than 100 communal heating schemes in the UK, including private developers, local authorities and housing associations and he has extensive experience in data-driven analysis of heat network performance.

Tom is a Certified Heat Networks Consultant under the CIBSE Heat Networks Code of Practice.