Thomas is the CEO of the fund’s U.S. management company, where he leads U.S. venture investments for Airbus Ventures activities. The fund is based in Silicon Valley, with interest in astro-aero startups globally. With an Airbus tenure of fifteen years, Thomas previously served as COO of Airbus Ventures, and as the Chief of Staff to the CFO of Airbus. Trained as an aerospace engineer, Thomas has worked in manufacturing, procurement, supply chain, and finance roles throughout Europe and China, having lived in Shanghai for three years. In 2016 Thomas was named to the French-American Foundation Young Leaders for the United States.
Thomas holds an undergraduate degree in energy engineering, and a Masters of Science in mechanical engineering from McGill University. He lives with his wife and three children in Palo Alto, CA.