Thomas is an accomplished International Aviation & Airport Executive with a Board Member Certification. As an advisor with strong business acumen, he is regularly appointed as a senior consultant, for interim C-Level and Project Manager roles, predominantly in the aviation and airport industry. Thomas mainly focuses on operational readiness projects (ORAT), and operational performance management.
He is recognised as a driven and innovative leader and a specialist in strategy and in restructuring and transforming businesses to full regulatory compliance and adherence to best business practices whilst ensuring that stakeholder expectations are met.
Thomas was the former CEO of Swissport in Algeria and Saudi Arabia, delivered on Operational Readiness mandates in Kuwait, Jeddah and Doha, and in leadership functions in airline sales, marketing, and operations roles.
Thomas gained his expertise through a multicultural career across Europe, the Middle East, North & Central Africa, and Southeast Asia, including 15 years at Swissair overseas.
MBA, Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK – Graduation July 2010
Certified Board Member and Advisor, AKAD Zurich, Switzerland – 2021
ACI Airport Operations Diploma, Airport Council Intl (olc.aero) – 2021