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Robert Thomas

Job Title: Principal, Managing Director - Florida

Expertise: Life Sciences


Robert J. Thomas, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP is a Principal and Director of Science and Technology at HLW, boasting nearly four decades of experience in the design of advanced scientific facilities. His work, spanning the United States and the Middle East, has significantly contributed to HLW’s expertise in laboratory and research spaces. Robert is distinguished by his ability to conceive state-of-the-art research spaces that prioritize sustainability and efficiency. With comprehensive skills in design, business development, and project management, Thomas has spearheaded prominent projects, including renovations at The Scripps Research Institute and laboratory updates for the Max Planck Florida Institute.