He is also a Board member of Eurotunnel and Chairman of AFC Energy. As an MP he was a former Shadow Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, Chair of the House of Commons Environmental Audit Select Committee from 2005-2010 and then Chair of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee from 2010-2015.
Tim founded NNWE at the end of 2014 to help ensure nuclear power is recognised as an important and desirable way for European governments to provide affordable, secure, low carbon energy and help to meet the long-term energy needs of their citizens. He is also a considerable champion of renewable power believing that nuclear and renewables are an effective energy mix. Tim regularly speaks at energy events and last year attended COP in Paris last year. He is also active in the media and blogs regularly on nuclear issues at www.newnuclearwatch.eu