Engineering studies at the University/Gesamthochschule Duisburg. Start of career at Siemens AG. Initially Thomas works as design manager at Maschinenfabrik Ferd. Gothot GmbH, before joining PROBAT. After various positions within the group of companies, he becomes divisional head of product technology and r&d. Currently Thomas holds the role of CTO at PROBAT.

Supports research and education by giving lectures at Universities Geisenheim and ZHAW Zürich. Member of several association committees.