Tom was appointed to the Board of the Ayrshire Hospice in 2016, hoping to make an effective and timely contribution to the implementation of the new Service Strategy and its supporting infrastructure requirements, Tom Chairs the Capital Project Governance Committee.

Tom has a Masters Degree in Construction Management and holds professional registrations with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB). He has spent over 35 years working in NHS Scotland,  holding senior posts within NHS Ayrshire and Arran, NHS Forth Valley, NHS National Services Scotland and currently holds the role of  Director of Estates and Facilities at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. He is also currently involved with a number of national committees and service review groups.

Tom has a particular interest in strategic asset management and is an Honorary Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University's School of Engineering, Computing & Built Environment. He Chairs the University Built Environment &Asset Management Research Centre Advisory Board (BEAM).

Tom lives in Ayr with his wife and daughter and enjoys travel, DIY and when time avails, the odd game of golf.