Tim is experienced in business development, marketing and capital raising throughout Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia in the science, agricultural, and food industries. He has a particular interest in innovation and entrepreneurship, strong coffee, and has some great travel stories.
Tim’s work at NZ INC. includes regular contributions to the New Zealand Herald‘s special business reports (see articles below). Tim also works at BioPacific Partners, bridging the gap between multinationals, global investors, and NZ /Australian innovation in the food, health and agricultural sectors. Tim is a regular twitter panellist for Newshub’s political TV programme The Nation.
Previously, Tim worked for New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE), the New Zealand Government’s international business development agency. While there, Tim helped New Zealand businesses enter new markets and expand international revenue, and most recently as Regional Investment Manager in London, where he led the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) investment activities. Tim was Chair of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Leadership Network Advisory Board for the past two years.
Tim has worked in the private sector with bioscience and technology start-up companies, as well as with not-for-profits and industry associations.
Tim has a Bachelor of Science and a Master in Bioscience Enterprise (Hons.) from the University of Auckland.