Tim Oakes, a qualified Chartered Accountant, worked for Unilever for 30 years in a broad array of roles in Finance, IT, Supply Chain and General Management. A career spanning the UK, Australia, and Singapore culminated in a final position as Managing Director of Unilever Korea based in Seoul. He subsequently ran a Private Family Office for 6 years with responsibility for finances, investments, and staff.
Since 2010, as MD of Red House Foods, he has been developing and growing a gluten-free food company which supplies national supermarkets. He enjoys his golf and continues to play cricket locally in Surrey, albeit with a little less pace than in his earlier years.