A familiar face in Wales and beyond, Tim brings a lifetime of experience working across the media, business and as a senior civil servant.
Most recently, Tim was Head of Business Affairs for the Secretary of State for Wales.
Tim is an award winning broadcast journalist with more than 30 years’ experience specialising in news and current affairs – in Wales, the UK and abroad.
Originally from North East Wales, Tim trained as a newspaper journalist with the Liverpool Daily Post and Echo. He stayed with newspapers in the North West of England for seven years before coming back to Wales to join BBC Wales.
He worked in a variety of roles as Reporter and News Editor for Radio Wales, as a Reporter and Presenter on BBC Wales Today – and the current affairs series ‘Week In Week Out’, working on several award-winning investigations into high profile miscarriages of justice.
Tim then left the BBC to work for ITN as a Senior Correspondent and Moscow Correspondent. During this time Tim covered wars in Iraq and Afghanistan witnessing the last Taliban stronghold fall to alliance troopsin Northern Afghanisation and he later reported on the execution of Saddam Hussein. His reporting of a young Iraqi burns victim, which received wide coverage in the US, resulted in her being flown to the US for specialist treatment – the only Iraqi victim of the war to receive such.
In later years, Tim became a Director and joint CEO at The Thomson Foundation, an international media organisation which specialised in advising media companies and training journalists across the world.
In 2018, Tim joined the UK Government as Head of External Affairs in Wales and later became Head of Business Affairs as a senior liaison between businesses and Whitehall. He specialised in sensitive business affairs and economic shocks, working with businesses at all levels including international companies on inward investment.
As Senior Counsel at SEC Newgate, Tim advises businesses on media, crisis communications, special situations and government relations.