Tim was elected to parliament in the General Election of 2017 and is the Member for Waikato, National Party. He is a member of the Transport and Infrastructure Select Committee, and is National’s Third Whip.

Born and raised in the Waikato, Tim was educated at Matamata College and gained a Bachelor of Social Science from the University of Waikato. Following his formal education he worked as a dairy farmer and completed his OE before joining the commercial sector, as a rural bank manager. Alongside this, Tim has owned several small businesses and served as an Officer in the New Zealand Army Territorials.

Tim lives in Tamahere with his wife Hilary, daughter Isobella and son Arthur.