Prior founding Eskesen Advisory, Thomas Eskesen worked for the AP Moller-Maersk organization for nearly 30 years. He spent nine years in Asia and three years in the United States before starting Maersk Line's e-commerce division in 1999. This lead to INTTRA.com, which he founded. Between 2006 and 2015, he was in charge of Maersk's refrigerated cargo division and was part of Maersk Lines Global Leadership Team. He has attended senior management courses at Insead, Harvard Business School, IMD, and Columbia Business School.
Thomas Eskesen chaired the Global Cool Logistics event in 2016 and 2017.