As the first winner of the BBC TV show The Apprentice Tim has been described as the ‘human face of business’. Tim is a small business advocate, youth talent ambassador and a passionate believer in the transformative power of education and commerce. Having attended London Business School and more recently focused on Fintech, Blockchain and the 4th Industrial Revolution via courses at Oxford University Said Business School he sees the future of work and the skills required as essential areas of debate and action. As a small business owner, founder of his own entrepreneurial social enterprise charity - Bright Ideas Trust - and co-author of one of Amazon’s Top 10 rated business books ‘What’s Your Bright Idea?’, Tim is a passionate supporter of talent wherever it may be. Tim has been an Apprenticeship ambassador for the UK Government and Mayor of London, currently sits on the City of London Education Board and is Chair of an ‘outstanding’ OFSTED rated school in East London.
Awarded an MBE for Enterprise in 2012, Tim is regularly booked as a keynote speaker at events with some of the largest business brands and is often invited to provide insightful comment on topical matters on TV, radio and in newspapers. Tim has appeared on BBC Question Time, regularly on Sky News and Good Morning Britain and much to his mum’s delight the quiz show Pointless - Business Celebrity edition!
Married to his childhood sweetheart, they live in London and have two beautiful children.