Tomás Carruthers initiated Project Heather as a platform to progress the social finance vision he developed whilst CEO of the Social Stock Exchange. Bringing over 25 years experience and a reputation as a pioneer in his field, Tomás draws on his previous entrepreneurial successes, including CEO of Interactive Investor.
As a recognised thought leader in the Social and Ethical finance sector, Tomás has been a prominent name on the global stage, speaking at over 80 events and was a participant and chaired one working group for the OECD Social Impact Investment Initiative. He recently won a Highly Commended award at the 3rd Scottish SME Business Awards 2019.
Tomás was educated at Newcastle, Edinburgh and Cambridge, where he also helped to start Electronic Share Information, the first website to publish share prices, in 1994. He is married and lives in Edinburgh.