About Thomson Consulting

Drawing on his extensive commercial experience and educational background, Bob Thomson, PhD, MBA brings unique capabilities to business analysis and decision support. His propensity for identifying key forces and processes, honed during ten years of research and engineering work, has helped him develop insightful guidance for profit maximization. Bob has worked directly for CEOs, CFOs, division presidents and other senior managers, providing hands-on contributions to both strategy and tactics. His twenty years of business experience has included high-profile financial roles:

  • Senior Director, Revenue Forecasting, Mylan
  • Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Catalent Pharma
  • Director, Corporate Development & Investor Relations, Cambrex
  • Investment Banking Positions

During his career, Bob has developed a deep understanding of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, energy and financial services industries. Additionally, through due diligence projects in support of acquisitions and business development, he has successfully analyzed other markets ranging from food processing to consumer packaged goods. In all cases, his detailed approach provided valuable insights on the profit drivers for these businesses.

His academic credentials include the following:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bachelors of Science, Chemical Engineering
  • University of Notre Dame, MS and PhD, Chemical Engineering
  • Columbia Business School, MBA, Finance Concentration

Additionally, Bob has developed technical skills (VBA macro programming, SQL for Access, Hyperion SmartView, Oracle Crystal Ball) that allow him to offer products and services that best meet the needs of his clients.