Managing Principal, Praestare Limited, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Tim, who is based in the UK and the Managing Principal of Praestare Limited – an international consultancy and training firm that partners with Ascend healthcare Solutions (GE distributor) in the Middle East - worked in the manufacturing sector for 10 years before becoming a management consultant in 1988. Tim has worked in 52 countries and was based in Dubai for three years. In 2008, Tim began working in healthcare and has won multiple awards with the Management Consultancies Association both individually (Change management) and for the projects he has led (International project of the year). With his colleagues, Tim has achieved 2 Highly Commended awards and been a finalist in the Quality professional of the year category with the International Quality Awards hosted by the Chartered Quality Institute. Working extensively with quality tools and techniques and integrating these with the tools of lean and six sigma, Tim became a Master Black belt more than decade ago. He was also a Lead Auditor for a UK registrar, an IRCA Lead Auditor trainer and a Reviewing Officer for IRCA. Tim has presented at the ISO and LSS conferences on multiple occasions, twice winning the best speaker award. He is an Executive Lecturer for the Frankfurt Business School Health MBA program on leadership and culture change and has authored several books and multiple papers on ISO 9001, quality and change management.