Tom Levitt is a writer and consultant on responsible business, a field he has worked in since leaving Parliament in 2010 after 13 years as a Labour MP. In the Commons he focused on communities, charities and international development, and he recently helped to found the anti-poverty social enterprise Fair for You. He has held several positions as a charity chair and company director. The author of three books, his latest work is The Company Citizen: Good for Business, Planet, Nation and Community. As a consultant, his clients have included major businesses, think tanks, councils and charities, and he's carried out ground-breaking research on the role of SMEs in the community.
Currently, he is a member of the independent sustainability advisory panel for Walgreen Boots Alliance and on the British Standards Institution committee looking at the measurement of social value.
Starting his career as a science teacher in secondary schools, Tom lives in West London and is a season ticket holder at Brentford FC.