Tim is experienced in international business development, marketing and capital raising. Tim has a particular interest in innovation and entrepreneurship, strong coffee, and has some great travel stories.
Through his work at BioPacific Partners, Tim bridges the gap between multinationals, global investors, and NZ & Australian innovation in the food, health and agricultural sectors.
Tim is a regular contributor to the New Zealand Herald‘s special business reports (articles below), focusing on trade, investment, Asia and the United States. Tim is a frequent panellist for Newshub’s politics show Newshub Nation and during the 2017 New Zealand general election campaign he worked with Three’s Newshub political team, and provided commentary on RadioLIVE throughout election night.
Tim is an independent assessor for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment‘s Endeavour Fund, is on the expert review panel for Callaghan Innovation, and is a judge for the Westpac Auckland Business Awards. He was previously Chair of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Leadership Network Advisory Board.
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 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) investment activities.
Tim has a Bachelor of Science and a Master in Bioscience Enterprise (Hons.) from the University of Auckland.