EVP Sales & Marketing
Thomas is a co-founder and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the Enviva family of companies. Enviva is the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, with sales of more than 2.3 million metric tons in 2016. Thomas has led Enviva’s global sales and marketing team since the company’s inception, developing strategies and contracts for utility, industrial and commercial customers in the U.S., Asia, Europe and the Caribbean. He also is responsible for Enviva’s sustainability and public affairs initiatives.
Enviva has seven wood pellet manufacturing facilities in Mississippi, North Carolina, Virginia and Florida, and two deep-water marine terminals with transatlantic export capabilities in Chesapeake, Virginia and Wilmington, North Carolina. Enviva Partners, LP (NYSE: EVA) completed its initial public in April, 2015, becoming the first publicly traded, master limited partnership that focuses on renewable energy production. The publication Environmental Finance named Enviva’s IPO its “Bioenergy Deal of the Year.”
Thomas holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration in Austria, and a Master’s in Business Administration from The Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at The University of Virginia. He currently resides in Washington, D.C.