Timothy is the founder of KPMG's UK Audit Committee Institute and Board Leadership Centre. He has been specialising in corporate governance since 1993 and is responsible for overseeing a programme of over 40 board and audit committee seminars per annum; and for developing updates, tools and guidance to assist directors in fulfilling their duties. He has extensive experience of facilitating board effectiveness reviews and in advising on corporate governance matters including compliance with codes and regulation. Timothy chaired the European Confederation of Directors' Associations’ (ecoDa’s) working party on audit committees and speaks on corporate governance matters in Europe, Asia and the US. He is the author of The Audit Committee Guide (ICSA 2010) and The AGM and Shareholder Questions (ICSA 2007), as well as being a past winner of the British Accountancy ‘Accountant of the Year’ award for his work with audit committees. Timothy is also a board member and the audit committee chair of Youth Business International.