Tim is the founding Chief Executive Officer of the Athelstan Trust and has been Headteacher of Malmesbury School (11-18 mixed comprehensive of approximately 1329 students) since 2008.

The Athelstan Trust is a MAT consisting of three secondary schools in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire and Malmesbury School is the lead school in the Avon Teaching School Alliance.

Tim has been a teacher for 25 years in London, Kenya and Wiltshire and is a National Leader of Education. He spent a year working for Ofsted as a seconded Inspector and has since served as an Ofsted Inspector.

Tim has served as Chair of the Wiltshire Association of Secondary Headteachers and as a member of the Wiltshire Safeguarding Improvement Board. He also spent three years on the Independent Monitoring Board of HMP/YOI Ashfield.