Tim is a Consulting Partner of Assay Advisory and Global Partner and Director of Shirlaws Group Ltd.
Tim’s current mandate is to grow Shirlaws Group business lines, including Assay Advisory through Australasia. Tim draws from his 20+ years’ experience in business as entrepreneur, business owner and leader - taking businesses of all shapes and sizes through growth to sale and higher valuation and equity returns on sell down or exit.
Tim understands all layers of business from a buyer’s perspective. Working with CEOs and business leaders, Tim helps them align their businesses behind a common vision; uncover and build out their assets; create business models and solid foundations for profitable and sustainable growth.
Prior to joining Shirlaws Tim headed up Telstra Corporation’s Strategy Division for SME Sales focusing on servicing more than 1.2m of Telstra’s SME business clients. In this role Tim was responsible for developing strategies and tactics for the growth and development of the $2.4Billion dollar portfolio.
In 2002 Tim joined Shirlaws as a Strategy and Revenue specialist. Having mastered the frameworks that help businesses build revenues, Tim went on to lead the growth of Shirlaws Australia as CEO 2011-2015 whilst building his own coaching business and acting as mentor to Shirlaws’ teams globally.
Tim works across many industries aligning and connecting the leadership and shareholders to their vision, enabling them to be confident the outcomes will be achieved and empowered to make the transformations necessary to achieve the growth and multiples they are capable of.
Tim’s key strength and focus is getting to the core of an issue and then designing a solution that can realize the value that is often “right in front of us”. Tim has successfully been able to help business leaders realize this value both at an individual level, as well as at the broader business community level.
Tim supports his community by giving back to Not for Profit organisations enabling them to commercialise their organisations for sustainable outcomes.
Tim is a keynote speaker for entrepreneurial, leadership and CEO groups.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Business, Marketing from Charles Sturt University, 1986-1990 and serves on a number of Boards as Director.
Tim lives in Brisbane, Australia with his wife and two children.