Prior to joining Wesgro, he was the Director of Trade and Investment in the Office of the Executive Mayor at the City of Cape Town.
Tim previously served as Member of Parliament and Shadow Minister of Finance for the Democratic Alliance (DA). He was the MP for Cape Town's "Good Hope" constituency and the Parliamentary Counsellor to Lindiwe Mazibuko.
He holds a BA in English Literature and a Masters in Economics from the University of Cape Town – qualifications that have paved the way for him to become an instrumental and respected figure in the enhancement of Trade and Investment in the province.
Tim also completed a stint in investment banking and in addition served as the Vice President for Africa on the Bureau of Liberal International, the global group of liberal parties, and currently sits on the board of Silicon Cape, Cape Town's technology promotion initiative.