Dr. Thomas Gauly is the founder and a Managing Partner of GAULY ADVISORS. Over the past two decades, he has worked as a manager and strategic consultant for business and financial communications in various industries.
Thomas has supported numerous German and international companies in crises and special situations as well as with M&A transactions and IPOs. His other fields of particular expertise include CEO communications, top executive coaching, public affairs and government relations.
From 2007 to 2011, he was an Executive Board member and partner at CNC AG. From 1996 to 2007, he was general manager and Global Head of Communications and Investor Relations of ALTANA AG, a member of the Herbert Quandt Foundation Executive Board and management as well as a spokesman for the Herbert Quandt family.
From 1991 to 1995, as head of the CDU Political Planning and Special Tasks department, he was an advisor to the party’s Secretary General and Chairman, Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Since 1986, he has served as a consultant to the Catholic Church on its academy work and programs for the gifted. He began his career in 1980 as a freelance journalist for daily newspapers and on the ZDF news programs “heute” and “heute-journal”.
Thomas sits on the boards of various charitable foundations and institutions. He is the recipient of several awards, including the German Corporate Image Award and the German PR Award in gold.