Founder
Genashtim
Innovative Learning
Board of Advisors
We are very blessed and fortunate to have a sterling board of advisors, who are passionate to help us purely because they believe in what we are doing.
For 25 years, Thomas has served in senior leadership positions in North Asia, South East Asia and Europe, for large multinational companies, including as Regional Managing Director - Asia for Rexam PLC. When he retired from corporate life, Thomas was President and Country Manager for ABB in the Philippines. He then embarked on a social entrepreneurship journey, serving on the boards of a number of foundations, before setting up Genashtim as a for-profit social enterprise. Thomas is one of UNESCAP's seven "Promoters" for the new Asia and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022. He has been invited as a speaker by ILO, OHCHR, World Blind Union, ICEVI, Asia Pacific Centre for Disability, The Nippon Foundation, and various universities including Sydney University, and Asian Institute of Management.

Since 1999, Thomas has been an active member of YPO/WPO, serving in many leadership positions, and was elected as Chairman for WPO in South East Asia for 2010-2012, during which time he was honoured with the Best of the Best Region award in WPO.

Thomas lives with his family in Melbourne, Australia and travels two-thirds of the time.