Tim joined Christie’s London Wine department in 2005 after graduating with a Distinction in the Wine Business Management MBA at the Business School of the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester and working in the trade for Majestic Wine. He has studied for the Wine & Spirit Education Trust Diploma, gaining a Distinction in 2008 and also winning the Sherry Institute Scholarship and the Constellation Scholarship which involved complimentary visits to the wine producing regions of Jerez and New Zealand respectively.
He is currently studying for the Master of Wine and was delighted to win the Trinity Champagne Scholarship out of all the first year MW students in 2008 and has passed the theory papers. In 2013 Tim moved to Hong Kong to work in the Christie’s Wine Department as Senior Specialist and is taking a year out from the MW. Following a stint as an associate-judge following the WSET Diploma, Tim was promoted to full judge in 2010.