Thomas has a master’s degree in Ocean Resources
from NTNU in Trondheim (2021) and is specialized within the field of
aquaculture. He has a bachelor’s degree in biology from NTNU in Trondheim
(2019). His master’s thesis was on polychaetes (Hediste diversicolor)
fed on aquaculture sludge, as an alternative feed resource for future fish feed.
Thomas also has practical experience as an operation technician at Hofseth Aqua
AS and has worked with production of salted dried cod at Fjordlaks AS.
Thomas started working at Møreforsking in
January 2022, focusing on seafood quality and marine ingredients research in
the Sjømatforedling research group. His research interests include marine
ingredients, raw material and alternative feed resources.