The Director

Tom Middleton has been the Director of Forward in Faith and Secretary of the Council of Bishops of The Society since February 2020.


Tom was brought up in a clergy household and has lived in various parts of England, particularly the North-East as a child and London as an adult. 


He read theology at St Chad’s College, Durham and then embarked on a career in public administration, working at the Audit Commission, the National Audit Office and most recently the Greater London Authority (GLA). 


Tom worked at the GLA for just over 18 years, ending up as the Assistant Director of Finance & Governance. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA).


Tom worships at St Silas, Kentish Town and is the Honorary Treasurer of the Society of Mary. He participates in the Society of Mary’s biennial pilgrimage to Lourdes.