Tim has 30 years of experience in education, programme management, and capacity building. He previously served as the Global Child Protection Advisor for GOAL Global, where he provided leadership in programme design, quality and cross- country coherence to 14 country programmes. Tim has expertise in using action research approaches with a strong partner focus to design, implement and review projects and programmes. He has significant experience in capacity building having developed comprehensive but pragmatic risk assessment, planning, review and HR systems and tools and trained multiple country teams on their implementation. Tim holds a PhD in education. His PhD research focused on partnership building, networking and coalition building. Tim has led projects and directed several research engagements focused on street children and youth.