Tim worked for Philips Electronics before starting his consultancy career with Forward Vision, a lean manufacturing training and consulting organisation in the early 1990′s. In 2001, he completed an MBA, at Durham Business School with a dissertation in supply chain integration. Since then, he has specialised in customer-led supply chain strategy. He is part of a Cranfield University group, SCRiP (Supply-chain Customer Responsiveness in Practice) applying their latest models to real world supply chains. He presented a paper on ‘Creating a responsive supply chain strategy’ at the European Forum on Market Driven Supply Chains, in 2010. His passion is to help businesses find or develop a clear competitive edge and then align their supply chain so they can consistently deliver it to customers. He is also a part of V2C, a team of specialists in supply chain strategy and improvement.