Timothy is a senior associate in Herbert Smith Freehills’ head office advisory team (HOAT), where he advises publicly listed companies on corporations law, governance, executive remuneration, and shareholder engagement and activism matters. Timothy also has previous experience in the financial industry, having worked as an analyst for an investment manager based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

As a senior member of HOAT, Timothy advises ASX-listed companies on market disclosure and shareholder engagement issues, including in relation to sales downgrades, contentious general meetings, ESG and economic shareholder activism and proxy adviser engagement. Timothy is a regular presenter on governance and remuneration matters for clients and at industry seminars (including at the Governance Institute of Australia).

In 2010, Timothy was one of two Australians to receive a Young Leaders Program scholarship from the Japanese Ministry of Education to study for his master’s in business administration (MBA) in Tokyo. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws (honours) and Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University, Melbourne.