Thomas is a Portfolio Analyst in the Emerging Market Debt team. He joined Columbia Threadneedle through the acquisition of BMO GAM (EMEA) in 2021, having previously been with BMO (and its predecessor companies) since 2004. He is responsible for managing the operational risk within the team, dealing with the currency hedging process and assisting the team in monitoring portfolio positioning and risk metrics. He started his investment career with Zurich Insurance in Copenhagen in 2000, subsequently moving to an Operations Manager role in Frankfurt. Thomas has a BA and MSc in Economics and Mathematics from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.