Former barrister, banker and Chief Executive of Marie Curie Cancer Care, Sir Thomas was appointed Executive Chair of the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London in 2012 and became Non-executive Chair of Cause4 in 2013, a social business creating pioneering programmes and fundraising solutions for the charitable sector.
Sir Thomas has authored a number of independent reviews, including: The Philanthropy Review, a Review of End-of-Life Care for Adults and Children and the 'Who Will Care?' 2013 report commissioned by Essex County Council on health and social care strategy in Essex.
Trustee of The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and The King's Fund, Sir Thomas is also Chairman of the End-of-Life Care Implementation Advisory Board and Commissioner of Royal Hospital Chelsea.
Awarded a Knighthood in 2012 and a Beacon Fellowship for Philanthropy Advocacy in 2013, Sir Thomas's passions are philanthropy, innovation, patient-centred health care and choral music.