After deferring his studies in Forensic Science, Thomas worked in a boarding school in Bath, UK in 2007. On completion of his stint in UK he returned to Australia, enrolling in a BTch / BSc gaining his teachers registration in 2012.
He then gained employment at The American Pacific International School of Chiang Mai, Thailand where he taught middle school Science and Mathematics. Returning to Australia to complete further study in the field of Electrotechnology, from which he graduated in 2018.
Thomas is married to Jennifer who is a professional musician. Thomas has many hobbies involving the outdoors including; mountain biking, rock climbing and camping. In addition, he always has a project on the go, for example having recently designed and constructed a fully functional arcade machine.