Thomas Hofer
Thomas Hofer
Managing Partner and Global Practice Leader - Shipping

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Thomas W. Hofer is Managing Partner of Amrop Singapore and a former Member of the Global Board. He has extensive professional experience in retained executive search and leadership consulting at a board and senior management level.

Thomas has built deep expertise across industry sectors. He has a reputation for partnering with clients with integrity, agility, discretion, and dedication and brings a high-level insider perspective and value-add service to the market's top tier. He maintains longtime relationships with senior management executives and industry insiders around the globe.

As a former Commanding Officer of a regiment, he brings extensive leadership and management experience leading four battalions and 2500 military personnel.

Thomas maintains a lifelong interest in sports and voluntarily served as Team Manager of the Swiss National Elite Rowing Team, participating in World Cup and World Championships during two Olympic Cycles, 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing. He played a central role in critical leadership appointments and continues to collaborate with the international sports sector on leadership requirements globally.

Thomas served as Master of a Zurich Guild for six years and was a member of London's Gold & Silver Wyre Drawers Company. He is a Freeman of the City of London.

Thomas served as Chairman of a Charity in Switzerland that focused on supporting families and children in underprivileged areas of Latin America and Eastern Europe by building houses and creating sustainable living conditions. He was also a Board Member of a Swiss-Indian foundation that, among others, built a school for 800 slum children on the outskirts of Hyderabad in India.