Thomas joined the POLIS Water Sustainability Project in October 2016 as a communication and research assistant. He is currently completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Victoria in Geography and Environmental Studies. In the fall of 2015, Thomas took a co-op placement working with the provincial government in its Water Management Branch. In his position as a Water Resource Assistant, he acquired insight into the regulatory structure that is responsible for allocating water within B.C. Since this experience, Thomas has been tailoring his degree towards exploring different perspectives and avenues of water governance.