Kevin Thomas is the Director of Shareholder Engagement at the Shareholder Association for Research and Education.
He joined SHARE in 2013 as a Senior Analyst on social issues. Prior to working with SHARE Kevin was the Director of Advocacy for the Maquila Solidarity Network, a labour and women’s rights organization, where he advised companies, governments, and public institutions on the development and implementation of policies and practices to improve respect for worker rights in global supply chains.
From 1998 to 2009 Kevin served as a political advisor to the Chief and Governing Council of the Lubicon Lake First Nation in Alberta, Canada, and as Chief Negotiator for treaty negotiations with the Federal and Provincial governments. He also negotiated land use, environmental protection and economic benefit agreements with oil, gas and forestry corporations.
Kevin holds an LLM in international business law (with a focus on securities law, corporate governance, taxation, trade, and arbitration) and an Honours BA in Environment and Resource Management from the University of Toronto.