Tim Clarke is Chair of the Independent Schools Governing Body. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford where he read PPE. He is currently the Chair of Birmingham Airport and Chair of Timothy Taylor & Co Ltd. He is also a director of TriplePoint 2011 VCT PLC and of Hall & Woodhouse Ltd.
He began his career in the City, where he was a Partner of Panmure Gordon & Co and Head of Investment Research. Subsequently, he followed a career in industry and was Chief Executive Officer of Six Continents PLC, Chief Executive Officer of Mitchells & Butlers PLC, and Senior Independent Director of Associated British Foods PLC. Tim is a supporter of the Assisted Places scheme and has sponsored three pupils at King Edward’s School and three pupils at King Edward VI High School for Girls.