Thomas is an accredited mediator, arbitrator and negotiator. He draws on 20 years of experience working in private practice, the private sector, for governments, and as an international civil servant. He resolves cross-border commercial, investment, art and sports disputes, as well as disputes between international organisations and their staff, consultants and contractors. He is a member of several mediation and arbitration panels.
Thomas is a national of Australia and Germany where he gained legal and post-graduate qualifications as well as extensive dispute resolution experience in both civil and common law jurisdictions, resulting in a unique competency. He is fully proficient in English and German and undertook dedicated online dispute resolution (ODR) training. He gladly shares his knowledge, including as a lecturer at the Sigmund Freud University in Vienna, where he teaches Mediation. Thomas is a widely published author.