Bachelor of Commerce and Management, Lincoln University
Partner and National Director, Privately Held Business
Chartered Accountant (CA) of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants
Tim commenced his career with Grant Thornton in 1997, becoming a Partner in 2001.
Tim’s client base consists of successful private and entrepreneurial companies, predominately South Island based, who desire timely and proactive advice on a wide range of commercial issues.
“Advising and supporting successful enterprises navigate through the commercial landscape to realise their ambitions, whether it’s growth, lifestyle or wealth, is incredibly rewarding.”
Tim’s clients are well represented across a variety of industries including food and clothing manufacturing, construction, retail, logistics, import distribution and rural.
“The diversification brings fantastic variety and numerous challenges in any working day. It allows cross pollination of concepts and initiatives using Grant Thornton as the advisory platform.”
Tim specialises in leading transaction deals for clients in areas of acquisitions, mergers or disposal. This includes due diligence advice on structure and facilitating the provision of debt and equity finance.
Tim is a Director of Red Bus Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Christchurch City Holdings Ltd. He is on the Board of the Isaac Theatre Royal Foundation, a charitable organisation operating the commercial arm of the Isaac Theatre Royal. Tim is also a board member of the Nurse Maude Association, a charitable organisation that provides nursing and home support services to more than 400,000 people.
He is married to Emma and has three children: Josh, Lily and Edward.
Tim is interested in all sports and actively participates in multi-sport events and mountain biking.