Tim is the Founder and Production Director at SMART Power Ltd, an award winning live event
power contractor. SMART Power specialises in delivering low impact power solutions and
energy monitoring for live events and broadcast. His clients include Live Nation, Left Bank
Pictures, Manchester Pride, Great Run Company, UCI Womens’ Tour of Scotland Cycling,
King Power World Polo Championships and We Love Green Festival (Paris).
He is also Technical Director and Environmental Consultant at ZAP Concepts, where he
works internationally to assist event organisers on providing sustainable solutions for power
management, waste and recycling, water, travel and touring, biodiversity and resource
management. His clients include Sony Pictures Europe, the BBC, Modern Sky (Asia),
Boardmasters Festival and Brighton Pride.
Tim is the new Chair and Project Lead for Powerful Thinking, the event industry energy
steering group . He has contributed content for all their published reports and is the author of
the energy chapter in their new Show Must Go Report 2020. He also sits on the sustainability
working group for UK Live Music, is a member of the leadership team for international body
The Sustainable Event Alliance and is an Assessor for A Greener Festival.
Tim is a regular guest speaker and panelist at industry conferences, including ADE and
Eurosonic (Netherlands), The Event Production Show, Green Events and Innovations
Conference, UK Music Live Conference, The Executive Hire Show, C&IT Forum, The AEO
Conference, The AEV Forum, The AIF Conference, PLASA and The AFO Conference. He
has further hosted a number of industry panels, including Event Production Forum East
(Hungary), The Showmans Show (UK) and Event Tech Live (UK).
He is a regular contributer to industry publications, including Stand Out, C&IT and TPI
magazines, and has provided content for a range of reports on biofuels, localised emissions
associated with temporary event power and single use plastics.
Tim guest lectures at universities across the UK, including Britiish Institute for Modern Music,
Manchester Metropolitan University, Back Stage Academy and Derby University.