GENERAL PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
Dr. Tom Jefferson was born on 31 March 1954 in Viareggio (near Pisa), Italy. He was educated in Italy and went to UK in 1980 to do his hospital jobs prior to joining the Army. His professional career has spanned two specialties, General Practice (1980-1985) and Public Health (since 1986). He served in the British Army between 1981 and 1999.
Tom’s Army service took place in three continents and two conflicts (South Atlantic and Yugoslavia). He held the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He is married with five children.