Tom is a member of the Investment Committee, and brings with him over 30 years’ experience in real estate development and investment.
He is Chairman and Founder of the regeneration company Urban Splash, which has received 430 awards for architecture, design and business success, and has been responsible for development projects across the UK with a GDV over £2 billion.
Prior to founding Urban Splash, Tom built and successfully exited several businesses, including Splash poster publishing, Crash FM radio station and the Baa Bar pub chain. In 1999, he was awarded an MBE for Services to Architecture and Urban Regeneration. Tom has held a number of additional positions, including Chairman of Manchester International Festival, trustee of Tate, the Manchester United Foundation, Bloxham Charitable Trust, and member of Arts Council England and UK Government Property Advisory Board.