Thomas has extensive experience designing and implementing business strategies at Investment Banks working as an external consultant and as an internal Head of Strategy. He frequently works with clients on strategic transformations, RoE improvement initiatives and operating model changes. Thomas was the COO, Head of APAC Markets Strategy at RBS in Hong Kong. Before that he was at Barclays Capital and was the Head of Business Development Global Markets in Singapore and the COO of Special Projects for Fixed Income in NY. Prior to that, Thomas was the Head of Fixed Income Business Strategy at Lehman Brothers and was a Principal in the Financial Services Practice at Booz Allen Hamilton in NY. Thomas has an M.S. in Mathematics from Cologne University in Germany and an M.S. in Financial Engineering and a Ph.D. in Operations Research, both from Columbia University in New York City.