In short

Born on 7 December 1972 in Esch-sur-Alzette

Lives in: Bonnevoie

Contact Tom Weidig by mail or follow him on LinkedIn.

Education and professional experience


  • 1992: Secondary school diploma (section B), Lycée Hubert Clement Esch
  • 1995: Bachelor of Science in physics, University of Kent at Canterbury & Indiana University (US)
  • 1996: Master of Science in theoretical physics, Imperial College London
  • 1999: PhD in particle physics, University of Durham
  • 2013: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Further education in accounting, entrepreneurship and psychology & neurosciences


  • 2000: Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Manchester
  • 2001: Visiting Scholar at Trinity College, University of Cambridge
  • 2001-2011: Risk management and modelling at various companies including the European Investment Fund, Bear Stearns and a hedge fund
  • 2015-2019: Founder and CEO of a start-up
  • Since 2011 (temporary retirement since October 2023): Employé d'Etat, Commissariat Aux Assurances (Luxembourg insurance supervisor)

Political experience

  • Member of the Chamber of Deputies since October 2023
  • Member of the ADR since 2018, currently vice-president
  • Founding member of Wee2050 / Nee2015, since 2015

Other activities/hobbies

Other activities

  • Author of several books on venture capital and private equity funds, on the biopsychosocial model, "Mir gi Lëtzebuerg net op".
  • Treasurer and project manager of "Actioun Lëtzebuergesch", since 2016
  • Former chairman and current member of the research committee of the International Fluency Association, from 2017 onwards
  • Vice-president of the Luxembourg chess federation (FLDE), 2014-2017
  • Former board member of the British Stammering Association, 1995-1999
  • Author of the blog The Stuttering Brain on the treatment and science of stuttering
  • Advisor to the Luxembourg genealogy group


  • Chess (represented Luxembourg in the World Junior Chess Championship), sports (especially skiing), zen meditation, sauna, keeping up with the latest in science and technology, genealogy, history (especially the history of science), travel, writing