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Tom joined Social Finance in 2014. He works predominantly with local government commissioners and wider partners to develop outcomes-based, data-driven approaches for issues such as homelessness, complex needs, and vulnerable young people. Recent projects include supporting the design and procurement of a Social Impact Bond for Rough Sleepers in Newcastle, embedding analytical decision-making tools within Early Help services to target interventions more effectively, and building the case for holistic, person-centred approaches to supporting people with SMD. Tom was previously part of the Impact Incubator team that supported the design and mobilisation of Black Thrive – an innovative Collective Impact model to address ethnic mental health inequalities in South London – and he also performance manages a SIB for NEET prevention. Prior to Social Finance, Tom interned with The DoNation, a start-up encouraging sustainable behaviour change, Social Enterprise UK, and the Social Market Foundation, a leading cross-party think-tank. Tom holds a BA in Classics from The Queen’s College, Oxford.