Tim is a social entrepreneur and bridge-builder. He is Chief Executive and Founder of Aesop.
Tim has founded several other national organisations including the Bath Literature Festival, National Numeracy and the Arts Impact Fund, the first arts-specific social investment fund. Past positions include Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the Bath International Music Festival and director of a charitable foundation. He was appointed a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government in 2005.