Prior to his time at Nous, Tycho worked at the Victorian Department of Education and Training, where he researched vocational education approaches around the world. At both University of Oxford and University of Melbourne Tycho undertook leadership roles through which he worked to strengthen the student community. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (jurisprudence) from The University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Arts (philosophy and economics) from The University of Melbourne.
Tycho is a keen snowboarder who in the Australian University Games. In warmer climates, he enjoys running, cycling and surfing. Tycho also enjoys theatre and stand-up comedy.