On Purpose

“On Purpose is the foundation on which I have built my career in social enterprise.”

Tom Ebbutt

Prior to joining on Purpose Tom worked as the Chief Operating Officer of Ambition Institute - formerly Ambition School Leadership - where he was part of the team which grew the organisation from £2m to £18m turnover and from 17 to 200 team members. He also worked as a Venture Partner at Ark Ventures, supporting the growth of high-impact social purpose organisations. An On Purpose Fellow, Tom was a member of the 2011 cohort of the On Purpose London Associate programme. Before taking part in the Associate programme he worked at Deloitte Consulting, spending time with a range of organisations across the public, private and third sectors. He is a trustee of the Social Market Foundation and Tempo Time Credits, and a former local councillor. Tom holds a degree in History from the University of Cambridge and is a qualified accountant.

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