Thomas joined the board of Alliance as a Non-Executive Director on 3 March 2009. He is a partner at MVM Life Science Partners LLP, a life science venture capital fund. He has been an active investor in life sciences since joining MVM in 2002. Before joining MVM, Thomas worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Thomas graduated in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry from the University of Oxford in 1998.