Tim Child

Tim Child became a Trustee in 2014. He was educated at Sevenoaks School and the University of Birmingham where he read History and Politics. 

He served in the Royal Marines prior to joining the oil industry. He spent 12 years as Chief Executive of The Optima Energy Group, an international trading and investment company. Currently he is President of Asfaltos de Arinaga a bitumen storage and trading company and is Managing Director of Invicta Energy Ltd, an oil and energy consultancy company.

Tim was a Trustee of Crisis, the national charity for single homeless people, for seven years until March 2016, and Chairman of Trustees of Deptford Reach, a day centre working with homeless people in south London, for 11 years. He was a member of the Board of Management of The Rockdale Housing Association in Sevenoaks until 2014. He is currently a Trustee of Porchlight, a Kent-based charity for homeless and vulnerable people. All three of Tim's daughters attended Sevenoaks School.