Tim joined BGF in January 2018 after actively supporting BGF on a number of projects over the previous 18 months. He is based in London and Cambridge and his main role is to identify and execute investments with a particular focus on tech and life sciences propositions. Tim has been active in the venture capital and start-up ecosystem for over 20 years, initially as an entrepreneur and then as an investor with SoftBank, NEC and DFJ ePlanet Capital. He has been a party to more than 120 investments across a broad range of sectors, stages and geographies. Tim has a science background and began his career in BT’s research labs developing materials for optical switching and amplification. He has an MBA from London Business School.