Will Thomson

Will Thomson

Formal First Name
William (Will)

Will Thomson is the Founder and Managing Partner of Massif Capital, a value-oriented investment partnership based in Charlotte, NC. He has extensive experience in credit and political risk insurance, particularly in private equity, credit analysis, and government policy. Thomson is also well-versed in energy and mining. He combines a fundamentals-based approach with in-depth capital cycle analysis and a focus on the supply side constraints of commodity production to assess compelling investment opportunities.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Thomson is consistently ranked as one of the top analysts on SumZero, a buy-side community with over 10,000 members.
  • He has won or been a finalist in several investment contests including Sohn and the van Biema Associates Small Cap Challenge hosted by SumZero
  • He is a member of Value Investors Club, an exclusive online investment club where top Investors share their best ideas.


Credit and Political Risk Underwriter at The Hanover Insurance Group

Strategic Advisor at NATO/ISAF

  • Worked with Afghan Ministry of mines to develop extractive industries regulation, including copper mining and oil and natural gas industries.
  • Led NATO countercorruption planning for 2014 Afghan Presidential Election.

    Investment Banking at Banc of America Securities

    • Evaluated the long-term sustainability of Israeli-based natural resources projects for interested buyers.
    • Created business plans t plans t plans t plans t plans t plans t plans t plans t plans t plans that established the goals and direction of the CIB Healthcare Information Technology and CIB Pharmaceutical Distribution sub-sectors.