Tim is a social entrepreneur from the Cambridge Cluster (UK). He is passionate about delivering the next generation of therapeutics to rare disease patients in need. He is the Founder and Chief Executive of Healx Ltd and the Co-Founder and Trustee of the Cambridge Rare Disease Network (CRDN), a charity aiming to foster dialogue and awareness around rare diseases in Cambridge, UK.
Healx focuses on helping Disease Foundations identify existing drugs that could treat their rare disease. The company was awarded 'Life Science Business of the Year' 2015 and 'Cambridge Graduate Business of the Year' 2016.
Prior to Healx and CRDN, Tim worked on University-Industry interactions in the area of Life Sciences for the UK Government Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). His PhD was obtained at the University of Cambridge in the field of Biophysics and Neuroscience. Before moving to Cambridge, Tim obtained an MEng in Bio-Engineering from the University of Brussels (VUB).