Tim co-founded NVM in 1988 and was chief investment officer until 2008. During this time, he built a mixed portfolio including early-stage investments such as DxS and Alaric Systems. After 20 years leading the investment team, he became chairman of NVM in 2008, taking responsibility for corporate strategy and investor relations. Since 2015, he has led the VCT investment team’s re-focus on early-stage investment. He is a non-executive director of Northern Venture Trust and Northern 3 VCT and a member of the VCT Association and of the BVCA’s Venture Capital Committee. Tim joined Mercia in December 2019 when NVM’s VCTs contracts were acquired.