Tom joined Network for Africa as a Project Manager in December 2019, working in Sierra Leone and providing support to our partner organisation until March 2020, with the onset of Covid-19. Tom is now back in the UK, and is continuing to oversee the project in Port Loko, Sierra Leone, whilst also getting to know our partner in Uganda. He supports the CEO with project development and new grant applications. Prior to N4A, Tom worked for the Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre in Freetown, Sierra Leone. He has a range of experience in research, project management, stakeholder engagement and strategic policy and planning for clients in the private, educational and public sectors both in Sierra Leone and the UK. He is passionate about sustainable development and mental health, and is particularly keen on building the capacity of N4A’s in-country partners.