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Since 2006, T. Thomson & Associates, LLC has been a trusted partner to business and not-for profit organizations to help them develop and realize strategic goals, manage risk and reputations, whether it involves complex international transactions, impacts of government policies and regulations, or a crisis situation.
We view every client engagement, large or small, as a commitment to achieving the best possible results. Our goal is to be a reliable partner that is always looking ahead to identify risks and opportunities for clients, and helping them to develop and implement strategies to achieve business goals, as well as build organizational resilience to withstand the rapid changes and disruptions of today’s global economy.
New York Times Columnist and author of the “The World is Flat”, Thomas Friedmen writes that “the global competitive playing field is being leveled… It is now possible for more people than ever to collaborate and compete in real time with more other people on more different kinds of work from more different corners of the planet and on a more equal footing than at any previous time in the history of the world” read more
Government and Public Affairs
Advocacy and Public Affairs – Government policies, legislation and regulations impact the business climates of the United States and countries abroad. Proactive government relations and public affairs programs are essential for engaging in the public debate to shape policies and regulations, while managing risks and exposures, which can have significant impacts on business operations and revenues. The services offered include strategic advice, advocacy and issue management strategies, policy analysis, and consulting on how to develop effective government relations and public affairs capabilities in local and foreign markets.
Building Coalitions, Public-Private-Partnerships and Issue Management – The power to influence public policy is enhanced when several stakeholder groups collaborate to speak with one voice. Industry and issue coalitions and PPPs are often essential for elevating the necessary urgency for local and foreign government entities to address critical policy and regulatory issues and to inform and initiate collective action by stakeholders through various on- and off-line media platforms. read more
A brief reprieve from the rising tensions and outrage over the missile attack that destroyed MH 17 and killed nearly 300 hundred innocent people occurred when Ukrainian separatists allowed international authorities to inspect the plane’s wreckage, and the remains of the dead and the aircraft’s black boxes to be transported to the city of Kharkiv, which is located in an area controlled by the Poroshenko government, and turned over to Malaysian officials.
Tom Thomson has served American and international companies in several industry sectors, including energy, banking/finance, fast-moving consumer goods and aerospace; as well as foreign direct investors in a range of industry sectors. He has also advised international donor/lender agencies and government bodies. read more