Having completed his Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Essex in 2011, Tom immediately pursued his career in international teaching, first at a summer camp in Ohio, USA and later as an English teacher in Bangkok. In 2018, having returned to the UK, Tom completed a PGCE in Primary Education at Birmingham City University. Since completing his degree in teaching, he worked in a school in Hampshire, UK as a Year 4 teacher. Tom has a passion for travelling and enjoys exploring new cultures. He is enjoying Beijing and being a part of the DCB community. In his spare time, he is a keen sportsman, with particular interest in football and table tennis.