Thomas RYCKALTS graduated in 2002 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel as Master in Law specialised in social-economic law.

After his graduation he started working in a Brussels law firm specialised in commerical law and economic law.

From 2003 on he set to work at GD&A-advocaten in the specific domain of administrative law, specially spatial development and urban planning.

As co-founder of ORYS Thoman Ryckalts is responsible for adminstrative law, in particular urban planning, environmental law and law on public contracts.