Tim holds BA (Hons) and LLB degrees from the University of Otago. Tim has many years’ experience in export industries, particularly the dairy industry. He has been a Chief Executive in Government (inaugural Chief Executive New Zealand Trade and Enterprise) and held Managing Director and senior executive positions in dairy co-operatives, and public companies.
Tim lives in Wellington, and consults overseas on dairy and economic development issues. He is a director of a number of companies including Miraka Ltd, a New Zealand based milk processing company, Skills International Limited, and the New Zealand Rugby League.