Tom is an arts manager and producer of contemporary performance. He is currently the Partnerships Programme Manager for Leeds 2023 year of culture, working to develop and deliver a portfolio of vibrant collaborative projects with artists and networks across the city. Previously, Tom has held positions within the British Council’s Festival & Season’s department, where he was the Programme Manager for the UK/Australia Season of Culture 21-22, a joint initiative by the British Council and the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Prior to this, Tom worked as part of the British Council’s Theatre & Dance team, coordinating international touring projects between UK-based artists and global cultural partners.