Tom Edwards joined the team full time in January 2018 as Director.
Tom’s background is in the UK charity sector with particular experience in fundraising, communications, governance, and charity management. He studied International Development and Geography at University before going to Tamil Nadu, India, to work on a mother and child nutrition project. For the last three years Tom has been working for a UK based charity which supports rural development projects in India.
He is already familiar with PHASE Worldwide as (for one day a week over the past two years) he has worked with PHASE on managing grant and trust fundraising. Tom is also on the Board of Trustees for the South West International Development Network, a charity which aims to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of organisations working towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the South West of England.
Outside of work, he enjoys running, good food and great coffee.