Tony Solomons spent his working career with IBM, in a variety of professional and management positions in London and Paris. Following early retirement, he worked as a volunteer and trustee for a range of public or charitable organisations, dealing with homelessness, learning disability, mental health and criminal justice. Common to these activities has been engagement with or support for disadvantaged and vulnerable people. Tony has lived in Barnet for almost fifty years, and has been associated with Your Choice Barnet since its inception. His son, who has profound and multiple learning disabilities attends Rosa Morison Day Centre.