With almost 40 years in the maritime and energy sectors, Thomas is Chairman at Ørsted as well as Lloyd’s Register Group and Lloyd’s Register Foundation. He is also Vice Chairman at VKR Holding and Non-Executive Director at BW Offshore, IMI as well as ARCONSunmark. His previous positions include: Chairman of DeepOcean Group Holding; Non-Executive Director of SSE and Petrofac; member of the Executive Management board at A. P. Moller-Maersk Group; president and CEO of Maersk Inc.; managing director of Maersk Company in the UK; EVP of A.P. Moller-Maersk and CEO of Maersk Oil. He is also Vice Chairman at the British Chamber of Commerce in Denmark and a freeman of the City of London.