Born in the city of Quito, Tomas had his first education in his hometown. With only 17 years of age he traveled to United States to perfect his english and acquired a taste for traveling. It was during that trip that he decided to go to school to study tourism back in Quito obtaining a bachelor degree in Tourist Administration and Hotel Management. It was during that time he perfected his English and Italian and obtained his National Tour Guide License issued by the Ministry of Tourism in 1.993. His passion for nature and geography as well as his outdoor spirit quickly gave him recognition as a tour guide in Ecuador, as he was invited to guide important groups of worldwide personalities brought by the Ministry of Commerce and the galápagos Foundation to increase worldwide awareness of the vulnerability and need to preserve the galápagos Archipelago. he also has been the leader for well known school groups such as Washington University and Stanford Alumni and families.
In 2011 he was invited to an expedition in Alaska where he trained a crew of an important cruise company to lead family groups.Tomas has become one of the most recognized and experienced tour leaders in the country, due to his ability to accommodate each guests needs, good humor, positive attitude and intense knowledge of culture and nature.
Nowadays he also runs a beautiful guesthouse in the Andes of Ecuador: Yellowguesthouse, together with his sons and daughter and his sweet team.