Tim was born and grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa and first learned to fly while he was a student. He completed a BSocSc at the University of Cape Town, an MBA from Leicester University in the UK and a Certificate in Digital Analytics from the UBC Sauder School of Business, British Columbia, Canada.
He most recently completed a 21-year marketing career at The Coca-Cola Company, where his experience spanned brand marketing, sports marketing, digital and search marketing, and sustainability marketing.
Tim's flight training and flight instructing experience has been predominantly out of Peachtree Dekalb (PDK) Airport in Atlanta, GA where he started with his Private Pilot and later completed his CFI, CFII, MEI, Single and Multi-Engine as well as picking up a Seaplane Rating along the way.
His flying experience includes tail draggers, both Decathlon and Citabria, C172 and C152, Piper Archers, Arrow and Seminole, Beechcraft Duchess, Sierra and Sundowner as well some PA-22 ski training on the slopes of Mt. Denali, Alaska.