Tim Flynn recently started as Manager Corporate, Business and Finance with NIHRACS and is looking forward to his time on the island. His recent roles include interim CFO of Barambah Organics, numerous interim CFO/ Corporate Services Director appointments in the NT and FNQ in Health, Medical Research, Not for Profit, State Territory Government Departments. This included stints in Mornington Island, Tiwi Islands, Gove, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs. Therefore, he has a strong understanding of the challenges associated with the delivery of essential services in remote locations.
Tim grew up in an Irish academic family in an English seaside town where “every day was like Sunday.” He emigrated to Australia in 1993 and has worked in Afghanistan, Mozambique, the Solomon Islands, South Africa and Indonesia for government, humanitarian organizations and academia. He holds an MBA from Cranfield University in the UK and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He has one fifteen-year-old son, who lives in Canberra.
Tim has a passionate interest in Colonial Australian History and is an aspiring historical novelist. His most recent novel “Part an Irishman The Regiment” was set in 1840’s Hobart was published in 2016. This novel is part of a trilogy and the second book of the series is due for publication next year. The novel will be set on Norfolk Island in the last years of the convict settlement.
Tim is a sociable chap, and since he is here on his own, is generally ready for a chat.