Thomas is a global leader in green cities, carbon consulting, energy transition and sustainability and guides cities, municipalities and districts into a sustainable future. With nearly 20 years of international experience on integrated and innovative masterplans and architecture, Thomas has developed a holistic approach towards the future of urbanisation and city planning.
As Director and Head of Sustainability and Climate in Europe, Thomas co-leads Buro Happold’s Cities Europe team, with a strong focus on resilient urban environments in Germany, Europe and beyond. He is a passionate consultant and advisor to public and private clients with a deep understanding of the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration in driving best practice solutions. Thomas leads the region’s engagement with international development work with clients such as UNIDO, World Bank, KfW and GIZ.
He also advises many city municipalities, as well as real estate developers on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), taxonomy and portfolio strategies. He recently served as an independent consultant to the European Commission on Sustainable Development along the Belt and Road Initiative.