Tim Dumenil was educated at Uppingham before becoming a pig farmer with Pig Improvement Company (PIC), (part of Dalgety), a New Zealand Trust company. He was then invited to work in the City in 1972 in the aviation insurance market as a Broker with Stewart Wrightson and Jardines.
Prior to becoming a Headhunter Tim was employed at Lincoln National Underwriting Services from 1995 – 1998, where he set up their London office and gained approval to write Accident and Health insurance. He also worked for Zurich Re (UK) Ltd, as an Aviation and Accident & Health Underwriter for 6 years.
He has been in the insurance search business since 1999 before starting TPD & Associates Limited, a Headhunter firm, in 2001. He is currently Chief Executive of TPD & Associates Limited. He is Managing Director of Dumenil Films Limited, cofounder of Digital Theatre Limited from 2008, as well as Chairman of Dumenil Champagne Limited.
Tim’s father, a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Butchers, proposed Tim over 20 years ago to join the Company giving the family name long ties to the Butchers’ Company.
Tim is married to Karen and has three grown up children and three grandchildren.
His interests include family, QPR, rugby, golf, and the arts.
To read Tim's speech at Common Hall 2019 after his election as Master click here (members only).