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Tom J Pearce

Manager, People Advisory - Consulting - Grant Thornton UK LLP

Tom is an advisory specialist and programme manager in the Consulting team at Grant Thornton, supporting organisations on talent and skills planning with a particular focus on apprenticeships and leadership development. Advisory on apprenticeships includes policy guidance, scoping and identifying talent needs. Programme design input, implementation support and partnership delivery on programmes with Cranfield University, Activate Business School and MK:U includes development to over 2,000 participants in management, leadership and digital roles.
Tom’s an Apprenticeship Ambassador for London and regularly provides policy updates for sector bodies in travel, retail, finance, charities, construction, local government and the education sector. Tom’s passionate about the apprenticeship space and supports employers of all sizes to set up programmes, having previously chaired the Business Administrator Trailblazer and more supported groups on Accountancy, Coaching and Leadership and Management groups.
In 2019, Tom’s team won Most Innovative Client Service at an industry awards, recognising the impact of their work on apprenticeships and developing co-designed, co-delivered development programmes.