Thomas advises companies on German and European political and regulatory developments. He is based in Berlin.
Thomas joined Flint after a long career in the German diplomatic service, during which he served as German Ambassador to the UK, the UN and India and as chief of staff to two German foreign ministers – Hans-Dietrich Genscher and Klaus Kinkel. Klaus also headed the political department of the German Foreign Ministry in Berlin.
After leaving the German Foreign Service, Thomas was Head of Public Affairs for Deutsche Bank, leading its public policy representation in Berlin and Managing Director of the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft, the international non-profit organisation created by Deutsche Bank.