Tim is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Statistics in Ecology, Environment and Conservation at the University of Cape Town. His research combines quantitative and qualitative methods to measure and understand human impacts on biodiversity. He completed his PhD on the reliability and conservation-value of ranger-collected data on elephant poaching, based at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Conservation Science at the University of Oxford and supervised by Professor EJ. Milner-Gulland. Tim also holds a BSc in Mathematical Statistics and Zoology from Rhodes University, South Africa, and an MSc in Biodiversity Conservation from the University of Oxford.