Chief Executive Officer of SmartCentres® from March 2013 to June 2018. President of SmartCentres® from March 2013 to August 2016. Served in various senior financial roles at Canadian Tire Corporation, including as Chief Financial Officer for nine years from 2000 to 2009 and as Executive Vice-President, Financial Strategy and Performance from November 2009 until December 2010. Member of the board of directors, a member of the Audit Committee from 2011 to June 2017 and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee of Dollarama Inc. since 2011. Chairman and Chairman of the Audit Committee of K.P. Tissue Inc. from December 2012 to March 2014. Member of the board of trustees and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Chartwell Retirement Residences since March 2012 and member of the Compensation, Governance and Nominating Committee since May 2017. Trustee of SmartCentres since April 2011. Chairman of the Audit Committee of SmartCentres from April 2011 to March 2013. Trustee of the Board of Trustees of Connors Bros. Income Fund from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of London (U.K.), and is a U.K. Chartered Accountant and Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant.