Thomas is an economy and international finance professor at KEDGE Business School as well as a researcher at the LEST, UMR CNRS 7317, Aix-Marseille University in France. He is an international finance doctorate that graduated from Trinity College Dublin. He also has a degree enabling him to conduct research on economic sciences from Aix-Marseille University. He is an associate editor of Research in International Business and Finance press as well as International Review of Financial Analysis, Enterprise and Society. His research focuses on emerging markets, social finance, financial history and economic philosophy.