About Thomas

Thomas is the managing director of McKinsey’s Southern offices, where he serves global energy, chemical, and technology clients. He is a leader in the Electric Power and Natural Gas (EPNG) Practice in North America and Europe, and the Firm’s global Oil & Gas Practice.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Thomas built and managed a technical consulting firm serving clients in Europe and Asia. During a stint in academia Thomas conducted research on various energy-related topics, contributed papers to several publications as well as co-authored books, and also served on several boards and working groups including state energy advisory councils.


University of Aachen (Germany)
PhD in power systems and economics, degrees in electrical and mechanical engineering

Cornell University
Computer Science

Activities & interests

National Association of Corporate Directors
Member; Board of director

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston)
Member; Board of directors