Thomas Kawalar is a Principal. He initially joined Silver Lake in 2017 and returned to the Firm in his current role in 2021. In between, he worked at LetterOne, focusing on private equity investments in the broader European technology space. Previously, he was an investment banker in the Natural Resources Group at J.P. Morgan. Thomas graduated with highest distinction from the Vienna University of Economics and Business with a B.Sc. in Business, Economics & Social Sciences and also holds a M.A. in Banking and Finance from the University of St. Gallen.