George Thomas is a Post Graduate in Humanities from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University.
George's early professional career was with Unilever's food business in India and in the United Kingdom. George left Hindustan Lever Limited in 1998 to complete two successful assignments in restructuring distressed businesses in India. As Director for the Adam's confectionery division of Warner Lambert India, George successfully restructured a business that had suffered substantial losses after an unsuccessful change in sourcing strategy. George took up an assignment as the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of BPL Soft Energy businesses. In this assignment too, a loss making business was brought to profits in two years.
Between 2002 and September 2011, George was a Partner at India Value Fund Advisors and was involved in some of the most successful "buy and build" investments of the fund. George left India Value Fund Advisors in September 2011 and founded CapAleph Advisors India Private Limited which is boutique investment management firm focusing on early stage companies