Tim was born in 1970 and received his musical education at Sevenoaks School and Jesus College, Cambridge, where he was Organ Scholar. He gained his ARCO and FRCO diplomas, with top marks and prizes for both. He was Assistant Master of Music at Sheffield Cathedral and Director of Music at the School of S. Mary and S. Anne, Abbots Bromley, before moving to London.
For 15 years, Tim was Director of Chapel Music at the Guards Chapel in London, co-ordinating and conducting the music for many prestigious events, a music teacher, and later Director of Music, at The Hall School, Hampstead.
Tim has been the Music Director of the Croydon Bach Choir since 2001. In September 2015. Tim was appointed as Head of the Preparatory School at Old Palace of John Whitgift School in Croydon. Since January 2017 he has been Acting Director of Music at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace.