Before founding Alternative Trading Partners, Thomas was a senior member of the Foreign Exchange (FX) Structuring group at BNP Paribas in London. He priced and traded complex financial structures, providing cutting edge FX hedging solutions to large corporations and innovative FX investment strategies for institutional clients and hedge funds. Before joining the FX Structuring group, Thomas spent 5 years designing systematic trading strategies in the Quantitative Strategy Group at Deutsche Bank in New York. In this role he managed more than $1 billion of capital using statistical arbitrage models in the equity, FX, fixed income and commodity spaces. Bringing years of expertise from both the trading side and the investment management side of the financial markets, Thomas also has a Masters in Financial Engineering from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from CPE Lyon, France.