Tim has been actively involved in Sheffield Chamber since 1984. He stepped down as Chair of the Chamber’s Transport Forum in 2016, for health reasons but still try to contribute to Chamber activities as much as he can.
Tim has also represented the Chamber on the City Council’s Sheffield Conservation Advisory Group (CAG) since 1989. CAG meets monthly to advise the council’s Planning Committees about planning applications which affect conservation areas and buildings of historic or architectural interest. He continues to try to bring a commercial perspective to this group. Tim stepped down as its Deputy Chair in 2016 after almost 20 years in the role.
Commercially, Tim is Chairman of Champion Hire Ltd. an independent Plant & Tool Hire business, formed in 1968 and now operating out of 5 depots across Yorkshire and the East Midlands.
On a personal level, Tim is a born & bred Sheffielder, married, with 3 adult daughters. His social interests include local history and photography and playing badminton with Abbeydale Park Badminton Club - one of the largest badminton clubs in the North of England.