Thomas Schumann is the founder of Thomas Schumann Capital, the only solution provider at the nexus of U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 6 — "Water Security" — and responsible investing. A native of Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Thomas is a pioneer in sustainability. During his 36 year career, he has served in the German Air Force, pioneered a German market for recycled Levis jeans, introduced an international brand to a global FMCG industry, and supported the growth of a Los Angeles bank. In 2011, Thomas discovered his passion for water. Supporting water technology companies and the financing needs of large-scale California desalination projects, he helps global capital markets integrate water risk into investment decisions and provides insights, thought leadership, and investable products to mitigate financial climate and water risk.