Tom Montgomery

Tom Montgomery

Tom Montgomery holds an MA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Glasgow, an MSc in Political Research from the University of Strathclyde and he is currently completing his PhD at the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, where he is examining the role of social innovation in addressing youth employment issues in Glasgow and the west of Scotland. His academic focus is on the impact of the political context on socially innovative organizations and the fragile labour markets navigated by young people which is of crucial relevance to the SIRIUS project especially as regards the research on civil society and policy barriers and enablers in work packages 3 and 4. Tom is currently working on the Horizon 2020 project, TransSOL, which is investigating European solidarity in an age of crisis with a focus upon the unemployed, refugees and the disabled. Tom has previously worked with public, private and third sector stakeholders across a number of initiatives focussed upon education, employability and health.