Tim completed a 4 year Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship at GEC-Alston Turbines Division where he trained in all aspects of machining and precision fitting. He went on to become a turbine engineer, specialising in quality inspections. Based in Australia he operated as a consultant, travelling internationally to conduct on-site inspections and reports.
In 2008 Tim joined the family business, something he always wanted to do. Having worked hands-on in all departments of VBE Restorations, and developing new sections of the business, (including producing high quality vintage Bentley replacement parts) he runs the business at an operational level.