Thomas Cole is a journalist and political analyst, based out of London, United Kingdom. He has over 10 years' experience, spread across the public and private sectors and in political campaigning.
He has conducted high-level interviews including with a European Commissioner; Members of the European and British Parliaments; advisors to the Palestinian President, the Canadian Prime Minister and the main Belarussian opposition leader; British Ambassadors to the United States and the European Union as well as the former leader of the Green party in the UK.
Thomas has appeared on both UK-domestic and international broadcasters (including BBC, CNBC, CNN, Euronews and Sky), both as an analyst as well as a spokesperson. He has worked in video journalism for Agence France Presse. He has had opinion pieces published in and been quoted and referenced by leading media organisations including Deutsche Welle, The Financial Times, Het Financieele Dagblad, il Foglio, Foreign Policy, France24, The Guardian, Huffington Post, The Independent, The New Statesman, The Scotsman and die Zeit.
He has lived, worked and studied in the United Kingdom, the European Union, the United States, southern Africa and South America. He is multi-lingual, with English being his mother-tongue and he is fluent in German and conversational in French, Italian and Spanish.
Thomas has a masters' degree in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and an undergraduate degree in History and Politics from the University of Edinburgh, which included a year abroad at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Munich. In 2020/21, he completed a masters' degree in International Journalism at City University, London.
Thomas is married to his partner-in-life and supportive wife, Smita.