Got his Master degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Delft. During his study he had his own company with some fellow students; they focused on employing the flexible and skilled IT students in the business world. After earning his degree in 2001, Thomas started working with ExxonMobil at production locations in The Netherlands and Belgium. He worked in both technical and managerial positions and was responsible for managing daily operations and setting operational strategies. In 2014 he joined the global strategy consultant A.T. Kearney in Amsterdam, where he worked on various projects across Europe in Oil & Gas, Logistics and Finance and on various topics such as M&A, operational improvement and digital strategies. Since 2018 Thomas is part of the i4hi team where his focus is on driving operational improvement projects.