Tim obtained a DPhil in mathematics from Oxford in 2010. He returned to Canberra in 2012, after a two-year post-doc in Canada, as an ARC Early Career Research Fellow. He is currently an ARC Future Fellow at UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy. His research is in analytic number theory. His two sons are named after former Australian test cricketers and have both developed the full Trudgian-esque armoury of offside shots.