Tim is currently the Lifelong Learning Policy Officer (Youth) with the Welsh Local Government Association, a position he has held for 11 years. The role includes covering a wide policy remit within the Lifelong Learning, Leisure and Welsh Language Directorate, including Youth Support Services and a variety of areas of policy which impact on young people aged 11-25 years.

Prior to this, Tim has worked in local government for Caerphilly County Borough Council as Manager of an alternative education programme, Assistant Co-ordinator of the Children & Young People’s Partnership and as an Education Welfare Officer.

Tim graduated from the University of Birmingham with an MEd in Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, the University of Plymouth with BSC (Hons) in Social Policy and Criminal Justice Studies and has a Level 5 Award in Leadership & Management from the Institute of Leadership & Management.