Sector 4 Focus
Tom Levitt is a writer and consultant on responsible business, a field he has worked in since 2010 following 13 years as a Member of Parliament. In 2015 he helped to found the anti-poverty social enterprise, Fair for You, and has held several positions as a charity chair and company director. His books include ‘The Company Citizen’ and ‘The Courage to Meddle’, a biography of FDR’s Labor Secretary, Frances Perkins. 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 small businesses in the community.
He is an advisor to the Lloyds Bank Centre for Responsible Business at Birmingham University and sat on the British Standards Institute committee looking at the measurement of social value.
Until recently he was a member of the independent sustainability advisory panel for Walgreen Boots Alliance.
Starting his career as a science teacher in secondary schools, Tom lives in West London and is a season ticket holder at Brentford FC. He has written stage plays and, most recently, a political thriller.