Tim is Newcastle-based having arrived in the North East to study maths at Newcastle University in 1983.
A Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary, Tim has spent most of his career working for and with values-based organisations across a variety of forms.
His particular area of specialism is fair trade, having been FD of Traidcraft plc for eight years. He continues to work with a number of fair trade organisations, with his main role since 2009 being FD of fair trade lender Shared Interest Society.
Tim is a Non-Executive Director of the Ecology Building Society and chairs its Risk, Audit, Compliance and Ethics Committee.
He works with Oasis as an advisory accountant and consultant on finance matters – a role which he is very much enjoying and which fits very well with the range of socially-motivated businesses with which he works.