As founder and CEO of Crossword, Tom ensures that inclusivity in all respects is integrated throughout the organisation. He leads by example and uses his status in the tech industry to talk about diversity and inclusion, speaking on diversity and his own experience and journey as a BAME executive at corporate events on a regular basis. Externally, his main focus is secondary education, specifically STEM where BAME people are underrepresented. He is Founder and Chair of the African Science Academy, Africa’s first all-girls science and technology academy and Chair of ADA College, UK’s National College for Digital Skills, based in Tottenham, which has a large BAME student population. Tom is also a Non Executive Director of the BBC.