Tim is a Data Scientist at the World Bank, where he is working on several fronts to expand the Bank’s highly successful Open Data Initiative, and advance similar efforts in other countries. Tim is the project lead for the Bank’s open data website and the open data toolkit, and helps to manage the Bank’s open data catalog. He has conducted research on topics such as open data for National Statistics Offices and open data platforms. He provides technical advice to many countries on open data, particularly in Africa.

Prior to joining the World Bank in 2011, Tim served as Director of Online Communications at the World Resources Institute, an environmental think tank based in Washington, DC. While at WRI he also worked as a Climate Policy Analyst on both international and U.S. domestic climate and energy policy, and specializing in emissions and energy data.

Tim holds a Master’s degree in public policy from the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University, and a Bachelor’s degree in communications from Bethel University in Minnesota.