Thomas Daetwyler hails from Switzerland. He holds a Degree in Education from the University of Zurich and a Degree Expert in Commercial from High School Zurich. He is a Diploma Holder in the Avira Programme in Switzerland and the Insead Executive Management Programme in Singapore. Thomas Daetwyler counts a wealth of commercial experience in Sri Lanka and overseas.
He is currently a Member of the Board of Joseph Fraser Memorial Hospital and a Past President of Board of Trustees of Joseph Fraser Home Trust. He is a Director of the European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka and a member of Sri Lanka Institute of Directors. He is also a founder member of Swiss Business Circle and the Australian Business Circle in Sri Lanka. He was appointed as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Latvia in Sri Lanka in 2001 and later promoted to Honorary Consul General in 2007. In 2019 he was appointed as the Honorary Consul of Austria in Sri Lanka.