Sir Tim has an extensive and highly successful naval career. From 2004-2006 Sir Tim was the Deputy Commander–in-Chief Fleet (as a Vice Admiral). In this role he was the Chief Operating Officer of the Royal Navy’s front line operational command running the day-to-day Command of the 2nd most powerful Navy in the world.
From 2001 to 2003 Sir Tim was the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (as a Rear Admiral). He was a member of the Admiralty Board, which was chaired by the Secretary of State for Defence. In 2000 Sir Tim was Commander (as a Captain) of a UK Task Force round the world deployment. He was COO of the Task Group serving the Foreign Office, Ministry of Defence, UK Industry and French interests, whilst being in Command of the Lead ship.
Sir Tim is also an experienced chairman and non-executive director, having served as Director of Subsea Resources Ltd, Managing Director of Flagship Superyacht Academy, an adviser to Undersea Defence Technology, a strategic adviser to Large Yacht Solutions, a member of the Defence Advisory Board of Babcock International, a military adviser to CTruk, a Director of CWind and Chairman of Protection Vessels International which was a start-up in 2009 and has achieved exponential growth in year-on-year revenues.