Tom joined Kanda as an Associate Director in the London team and is an experienced public affairs and communications professional in the planning sector. In recent years he has led political and community relations on high profile schemes for clients including U+I, Ballymore, Transport for London, L&Q, Catalyst, EcoWorld London and Poplar HARCA. He is passionate about great architecture and urban design, as well as effective consultation and community involvement including the use of new technology and innovative techniques to build consensus around development.
He has provided political counsel on major commercial, residential and estate regeneration projects across London as well as strategic communications advice for housing associations, public bodies, and business improvement districts. In addition to his agency roles, Tom brings previous experience as a former local government officer and political organiser for the Labour Party.