Tom is Chairman of Westley Group Ltd and Chairman of Westley Plastics Ltd. He graduated from Imperial College with a degree in Metallurgy and is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of both The Institute of Cast Metals Engineers and of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Tom is Chairman of the board of the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership and The Cast Metals Federation. Tom was also invited to become a liveryman within The Worshipful Company of Founders and was previously Chairman of Castings Technology International Ltd. He is also on the board of the West Midlands Combined Authority Growth Company Ltd and was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands in 2017.