Tim was born 1964 and educated at Breakspear Junior School and Vyners school in Ickenham. He then went to Salford University and studied Civil Engineering. He achieved a first class degree and then studied for a masters degree in Soil Mechanics at Imperial College. After a period of research he started his engineering career with Cementation Piling and Foundations (now part of Skanska) in 1987.
During his time with Cementation Tim first became a member and later a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Highlights of this early part of his career were the construction of the Hilton Hotel foundations in Mexico City and the development of a niche business fixing railway embankments and cuttings.
In 2004 Tim joined Taylor Woodrow in a business development role, his remit was to grow a rail business. By 2008 the annual rail business had grown from £35 million to £165 million. During this period Tim studied for a second Masters degree in The Inter-disciplinary Management of Projects at UCL. In 2008 Taylor Woodrow was bought by Vinci and Tim became business development director of the UK Civil Engineering Business.
In 2011 Tim left Vinci and founded Invennt, a business consultancy focused on creating value through construction. Invennt now has offices in London, Dublin and Toronto.
Tim joined the Worshipful Company of Constructors in 2004 and became a freeman of the City of London in 2007, subsequently being clothed as a Liveryman of the Company. He was elected a court assistant in 2015 and became junior Warden in 2020.
Outside of his business life Tim is a keen family man. His hobbies include weight training and mountain biking.