Philippe Thomas is a Doctor in Management Sciences, holds a Master in Finance and is professor in Finance on the ESCP Europe Paris campus. He teaches Corporate Finance (financial analysis and valuation, mergers and acquisitions, financial engineering). He is the academic director of the Advanced Master in Finance at ESCP Europe in Paris and London.
Prior to his academic career, Pr. Philippe Thomas worked in several investment banks and was head of the M&A division of Reuters. He is the author of several books published and re-edited since 2010 (Analyse Financière Internationale, Principes de Finance d'Entreprise, LBO et Private Equity, Real Estate, etc.), and of numerous academic and professional articles in the field of financial engineering. He is also editor in chief of the journal Banque et Stratégie ESCP Europe Research Papers.
In addition, Pr. Philippe Thomas is a member of the investment committee of several operating Private Equity Funds and occasionally acts as Senior Advisor in Mergers and Acquisitions operations.