Tom completed his doctoral research, supervised by Prof. dr. Russel and Prof. dr. Smeitink, at the department of Pharmacology and Toxicology of the Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (cum laude). He performed a postdoctoral research project (2015) and subsequently became an Assistant Professor in the same department (2016).
Currently, he is also working as an EMBO postdoctoral fellow at the MRC - Mitochondrial Biology Unit in Cambridge supervised by Dr. Edmund Kunji. He is a European Registered Toxicologist (ERT) and member of the Dutch Society for Toxicology for which he also serves as bookkeeper. He is also a member of the Dutch Pharmacological Society for which he is a member of the organising committee of their annual meeting.