Tom has a background in software development as well as photography. He developed websites for several years, before studying Software Engineering at Durham University, where he specialised in mobile apps.

From 2012 to 2015 he worked at Touchpress, where he contributed to the development of The Orchestra and Disney Animated, and was lead engineer for Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, The Liszt Sonata, Think Like Churchill and Henle Library. This involved developing key features such as layered clips in Disney Animated, performance switching in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, and the graphic novel renderer in Think Like Churchill. He is now a freelance developer, working on iPhone and iPad apps, as well as on his own startup.

Tom is also a member of two photography agencies, and has had images published worldwide in books and magazines.