Tim is an independent consultant working in the social sector, He was previously Investment Director at Numbers for Good, an organisation aimed at bridging the worlds of finance and social sector and established their North East office, Prior to this he was Acting Director England for the Big Lottery Fund where he was responsible for operational grant delivery and strategic programmes, creating systemic change including building the social investment marketplace.
He was the Big Lottery’s lead for social investment strategy, was responsible for UK wide grant programmes and a grant budget of £750m p.a. with oversight of over 450 people in Birmingham and Newcastle. He has been a key figure in the development of social investment in the UK and holds a number of trustee positions. Based in the North East, he is passionate about supporting social entrepreneurs and enterprises.