Tim, a retired Chartered Insurer, was one of the founder directors of the Stratford Music Festival in 1996, serving as Vice Chairman and then Chairman from 2002 to 2018. He has sung in Holy Trinity Church Choir for over 50 years, the Stratford Choral Society for over 40 years and co-founded the Stratford Chamber Choir 30 years ago. He is a well-known local actor and has performed in all the RSC theatres. He recently performed in the critically-acclaimed production of Götterdämmerung for Longborough Opera. In addition, he is the chairman of a number of other arts and heritage charities and serves on the boards of several further charities.