Tim was the head of treasury and finance in WA for almost a decade. He was instrumental in shaping contemporary public policy and services and led a full review of service delivery in 2008 and 2009 that has had long-lasting impacts. Crafting and implementation of reforms under his leadership have shaped collaboration between government and non-government services, putting consumers first.
Alongside running the state’s economy and finances, Tim has been committed to improving the mental health of Australians, joining Beyond Blue as a director in 2008 and as deputy chair from 2011. He has been a major part of Beyond Blue’s development. Tim also led the WA mental health system as mental health commissioner for over five years.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Murdoch University and is a Fellow of Certified Practising Accountants, Australia.
Tim spends time in his garage working on and building old cars and hot rods. He establishes and maintains substantial cactus gardens and is a live music fan.