Tim began his career working in the independent television sector on shows ranging from the BBC Food & Drink programme to Newsnight. He became the Creative Director of Endemol UK in 2002 and CEO in 2005.
Tim became Global President of Endemol Group in 2011 (and subsequently of Endemol Shine Group in 2014), overseeing creativity and strategy across forty countries and over eighty companies. He was responsible for shows including Big Brother, Deal or No Deal, 8 Out of 10 cats and Would I Lie To You? in non-scripted, and Black Mirror, Humans and Peaky Blinders in scripted.
In 2016 Tim founded Expectation with Co-CEO, Peter Fincham. The already RTS award winning and twice BAFTA nominated company, is responsible for a wide range of shows across a number of genres. Entertainment output includes The Big Narstie Show and The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan, factual shows include A Black and White Killing and Ed Balls Travels in Trumpland, and new drama Guilt with Mark Bonnar in scripted, while Intelligence starring David Schwimmer is a brand new comedy for Sky. Platforms Expectation is working with include Channel 4, BBC, SKY, Netflix and Amazon.
Tim was Executive Chair of the Edinburgh International TV Festival from 2007-2010 and sits on its Executive Board. He is also on the corporate advisory board of the Royal Court Theatre.