Tom joined Green Light Trust at the beginning of 2013 to manage the Heritage Lottery Funded "Restoring the Repertoire" project.

Having previously run his own arboriculture contracting company; he went on to eventually run the Arboriculture and Forestry department at Otley College.

Tom also has experience of writing woodland management plans, and has written occupational standards for a number of awarding bodies.

A member of the National Forestry Skills Forum, he has recently contributed to the development of the new Forestry Trailblazer apprenticeship.

After almost six years at the Trust, and with the full approval and enthusiasm of our Founders, Tom took over as CEO in 2018.