Tim West

Tim is CEO and co-founder of Towerstone Partners, which provides services such as Legal, Marketing, Finance and HR to early stage venture-backed companies. He has long experience of working with new businesses – helping them become established and providing a solid and scalable foundation for future growth. He sits on the boards of a number of young companies. Tim is also a partner in Old Burlington Investments, the alternative investment boutique. 

Tim was formerly at Babcock & Brown, where he was Head of the London office and Chief Operating Officer for EMEA. Prior to this, Tim was European Chief Operating Officer at iShares, the exchange traded funds business of Barclays Global Investors (BGI). He began his career in management consultancy, and has spent extended periods working in the US, mainland Europe and Australia. 

Tim is a graduate of Imperial College, where he interspersed logic programming and discrete mathematics with a healthy dose of hockey, piano and drama – often all at the same time.