Prior to joining the Group, he was managing director at Citigroup Global Markets, specialising in mergers and acquisitions for financial institutions, a role he had held since 2011. Between 1998 and 2011, Tim worked for Lazard in New York where he held various senior positions including managing director in financial institutions M&A. Prior to his roles at Lazard, he worked for Salomon Smith Barney and its predecessors from 1993 to 1998. Tim holds a BA from Princeton University. He was born in 1969 and is a US citizen.