Tim has been working in the energy and environment sphere for over 30 years, and has been with Ricardo Energy and Environment (and its predecessor AEA Technology) since 2007. He has held several senior management roles in the company, including Director of Energy Consultancy and Director of Operations, before becoming Managing Director in 2016.
Tim has overall responsibility for a team of 700 people, delivering Ricardo Energy and Environment’s consultancy work around the world, comprising technical, economic, and environmental solutions for governments, international agencies, and private sector organisations. Locations include the UK, Spain, UAE, Australia and South Africa, and project areas include water resource management support for the UK water industry, environmental policy studies for UK Government and the European Commission, Net Zero strategies for large corporates and enabling access to clean energy in remote communities.
Tim’s team at Ricardo have been directly involved for many years in assisting countries to develop Nationally Determined Contributions (their plans to reduce national emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change) and Ricardo experts have been at COP26 advising individual countries during the negotiations.
Prior to Ricardo, Tim was at the Energy Saving Trust for several years, concluding his time there as Director of Operations, responsible for leadership of energy efficiency, renewables and sustainable transport projects.
He is a graduate of University College London, with a degree in Geography, and is a Member of the Advisory Board for the Environmental Industries Commission.