Tom is currently providing interim cover whilst the Foundation seeks to recruit its next Chief Finance Officer, and currently acts as The Foundation’s Finance Director and Company Secretary. Aberdeen born, City based, Chartered Accountant with over twenty two years commercial experience followed by seventeen years charity sector experience. After qualifying with Thomson McLintock in Aberdeen, which merged into KPMG, and progressing up to Assistant Audit Manager level in KPMGs London office, Tom held senior management roles at Gissings, AAT, RCP, CFG, IISS, and ASA. He is also Honorary Treasurer at the Institute of Advanced Motorists the UKs largest road safety charity, and CMV Action a small health charity. He currently holds the position as Interim Finance Executive at The Kennel Club. Outside his work, Tom enjoys membership of the Tate, the National Gallery, and the National Trust. He enjoys learning to play golf, walking, listening to music, travelling, watching films, and genealogy.
Guy Parker, Chief Executive at the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) . Guy is a great leader and motivator, and he has successfully led the ASA to ensure self-regulation in the ad industry is trusted by the public, the industry, and the UK Government and is seen by counterparts globally as a high benchmark for such regulation. He and his team tackle some of the key challenges we all face as consumers by making sure the online ad industry endeavours to adhere to the UK advertising codes. The adoption of data science and AI in recent years has also made sure regulation has kept pace with the fast-moving ad industry and public opinion on matters such as online harm and greenwashing.