Tim was born in Stroud Green ward, and attended St. Aidan's primary school on Stapleton Hall Road.
He studied English at the University of Leeds and University College London, and has worked as an English teacher in India and Vietnam. He is currently working as a researcher in Parliament.
Since being elected as a councillor in May 2014, Tim has been appointed to the Board of the Finsbury Park Trust and the Alexandra Palace and Park Board, and sits on the Environment and Commuity Safety Scrutiny Panel. He is a governor at Weston Park primary school.