Tom Burston is Challenging Learning’s Director of Business Development, having joined the company at the end of 2016. Tom’s main role in the business is to implement our business growth strategies and to support our colleagues around the world to represent Challenging Learning’s strongly held values.
Tom works closely with all our clients and partners to understand their local priorities and how their requirements can be met by our range of educational support. His work is driven by his understanding of how real development and progress happens through informed planning and building trusting relationships.
Tom trained at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, as well as at Durham University.
When Tom is not working, you will find him in the Northumbrian hills with his wife Pennie and their two children Betsy and Frankie. Tom is a huge fan of Northumberland and is Vice Chair of Alwinton Border Shepherds’ Show, Northumberland’s premier hill-farming show.