Tim is passionate about helping people and organisations achieve their potential. He worked with organisations such as Toyota, BT and Motorola before joining the charity sector.
Tim was Head of Funding Strategy at the RNLI focusing on funding strategy, reporting and governance. From there he joined RNID as Executive Director for Funding, Brand and Communications at a time when the charity faced closure.
He helped to successfully deploy a transformational turnaround as a member of the executive leadership team.
Tim also has Board experience at the Royal Osteoporosis Society (as a Trustee) and RNID (as a member of the Executive Team).
Tim works with By the Waves clients in interim fundraising leadership roles, managing teams and filling leadership gaps. He also conducts fundraising, governance and general strategy reviews .
Bethany is an experienced coach with over 12 years of valuable experience in the charity sector. She honed her skills in fundraising working for organisations such as the British Red Cross, Wales Millennium Centre and Frank Water, securing significant funds through individual giving, major gifts, and membership.
With a profound understanding of the challenges faced in the charity sector, in 2020, Bethany decided to venture into freelance consultancy, training facilitation, and coaching, sharing her knowledge and supporting others.
She specialises in helping charity professionals overcome burnout, ensuring their purposeful work is possible. Through her coaching, Bethany offers targeted guidance to empower individuals and their organisations by instilling sustainable strategies that promote personal well-being, professional growth, and overall organisational efficiency.