Thomas started his career in Boston, Massachusetts, and has been managing investments since 2007. As Managing Director of O&G, he is responsible for the Investment Advisory and Compliance Operations. Along with his team he is also responsible for enacting all equities, fixed income and option trades through the US, Chinese, HK, and European exchanges.
He was also a registered Commodity Trading Advisory (CTA) and has extensive experience trading derivative strategies of the following complexity: Condors, Covered Calls, Collars, Calendar Spreads, Strangles, and Straddles.
Certifications & Examinations:
Series 3 - FINRA National Commodities Futures Examination
Series 65 - Uniform Investment Advisor Law Examination
SFC Type 1 License - Dealing in Securities
SFC Type 2 License - Dealing in Futures
SFC Type 4 License - Advising on Securities
SFC Type 5 License - Advising on Futures
SFC Type 9 License - Asset Management
OPIc Mandarin Chinese Level - Advanced
Northeastern University, Boston USA
Jiao Tong University, Shanghai USA
Harvard Beijing Academy, Beijing China
Thomas's work has been published in the That's Shanghai, American Chamber of Commerce, Ningbo Times, and the Design Observer. He has also been featured in the UnCorked podcast in Shanghai (https://www.buzzsprout.com/284996/1185908)
Thomas supports Lifeline, a mental health hotline in Shanghai. Learn more about Lifeline's incredible work in the China community here: www.lifelinechina.org.
Thomas also support Tov!, a program through Kehilat Shanghai that educates Jewish children.
Outside of Work
Thomas began playing the violin at 5 years old. As chair in the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, he played in concerts around the US. Years later, he has enjoyed playing duets with his brother in Shanghai.
He enjoys a range of hobbies, from sports to aquaponics, and is an avid reader.