Thomas started his career in Boston, Massachusetts, and has been traveling to Asia for over 10 years. He is 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.
As Chief Compliance Officer of O&G, he is responsible for clearing equities, fixed income and options through the US, Chinese, HK, and European exchanges.
Series 3 - FINRA National Commodities Futures Examination
Series 65 - Uniform Investment Advisor Law Examination
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 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 fairly wide range of hobbies, ranging from aquaponics to agricultural drones, and is an avid reader.