Recently retired as Managing Director of Rolls-Royce, India. Pvt Ltd, Tim joined Rolls-Royce in 1985 following a distinguished career in the Royal Air Force Regiment. His initial role was as Regional Executive – Middle East, based in Cairo. He moved to Saudi Arabia in 1987 where he was responsible for industrial projects as well as civil and defense aero engine programs in the region. He led the Rolls-Royce support activities to the Allied Forces during the 1991 Gulf war.
In 1992, Tim became Director, South East Asia, based in Singapore where his main activities centered on the successful Rolls-Royce Trent engine campaigns for Singapore Airlines and Malaysian Airlines. He subsequently returned to UK in 1999 as Executive Vice-President (Defense Aerospace) before taking up his current role.
He is Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management. He is also a Member of the Commonwealth Partnership for Technology Management..