As your Police and Crime Commissioner for Suffolk Tim is responsible for setting the police and crime objectives for policing in the county. He does this through his Police and Crime Plan.
Tim is passionate about Suffolk and believes we all have a part to play in making Suffolk a safe, vibrant and thriving community. He is committed to supporting the Chief Constable to provide a police service that is fair, accessible, respects the human rights of all and has a diverse workforce able to meet the needs of all our communities.
Suffolk’s Police and Crime Plan is clear about Tim’s continued desire to work with local communities and partners to make Suffolk a safer place in which to live, work, travel and invest.
Tim lives with his family in north Suffolk. He was born in Felixstowe and was educated at Ipswich School before taking a degree in Agriculture at Wye College, University of London, majoring in management, marketing and economics and more recently he graduated from the Open University with an MBA.
Until he was elected as PCC in 2012, he was an intensive livestock producer and advised on pig production and genetic breeding programmes. As a self – employed agricultural and rural business consultant he delivered seminars and lecture tours to a wide variety of farming and agribusiness organisations.
Tim is a Mid Suffolk District Council councillor and prior to taking on the role of the PCC, he was Leader of Mid Suffolk District Council.
Tim is a Rugby Union referee at both adult and junior levels.