Thomas has been advising entrepreneurs in succession situations for almost 20 years. He initially spent 11 years with HSH Corporate Finance, most recently as a member of the management board, before moving to VR Corporate Finance GmbH, now DZ BANK, in 2013. During this time Thomas has successfully advised on a large number of transactions, with a focus on the healthcare and renewable energy sectors. For four years he has been responsible for the VR NachfolgeBeratung service offering at DZ BANK, making him the central contact for succession planning for entrepreneurs and banks in the region.
Prior to his work in the Corporate Finance division, Thomas held various positions at Bremer Landesbank and NORD/LB, including restructuring consulting, corporate banking, project financing and the capital market division.
Thomas is a lawyer by nature, he studied in Kiel and Cologne and completed his legal clerkship in Lower Bavaria.
In his private life, he enjoys outdoor sports, is a father of two children, is passionate about the sea as well as the mountains and, as a native of Bremen, suffers with Werder.