Dr Tom Girn is a Chartered Accountant and director of AP Benson management consultants. He specialises in corporate turnaround and finance. By background he is a mathematician and currently chairs the Oxford Foundation for Theoretical Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence which funds research into mathematical modelling of brain function at Oxford University. He holds a DPhil. in early American history and has an ongoing research interest in the origins of the American Revolution (and latterly, the experience of Native Americans) as a Research Fellow within the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS, University of London. He is a former Durston House parent of two boys.