Tom Rowland, Director of Finance and Operations

Tom started his career in local government finance at Coventry City Council and then spent twelve years working in Deloitte’s consulting team, advising local authorities and other public sector bodies on a range of financial and operational matters. He joined the Foundation in 2017 as Director of Operations and took on additional responsibilities as Director of Finance and Operations the following year.

During his time with the Foundation Tom has been involved in the establishment of the Academy Trust, the process of bringing new schools on board, putting in place the provision of support services agreement between the Trust and its academies and ongoing work to strengthen and improve the range, efficiency and effectiveness of central support services.